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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 2:08:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 55' South, Longitude: 148° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.33 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"955.49 miWest0° 00' 13.6"0.26 miNorth955.50 mi
24 hours0° 06' 56.0"7.37 miEast0° 05' 38.7"6.47 miNorth9.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 08' North, Longitude: 20° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.93 meters/second, 1612.5 km/hour, 1002.0 miles/hour or 870.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.70 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 32' 32.4"1001.88 miWest0° 11' 01.3"12.62 miSouth1002.10 mi
24 hours11° 02' 12.5"760.37 miEast4° 31' 23.3"310.79 miSouth823.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonWed 12:08 PM164 km102 miles89 nmEast-southeast ESE
MackayWed 12:08 PM197 km122 miles106 nmNorth N
BrisbaneWed 12:08 PM648 km403 miles350 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsWed 12:08 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Wed 1:08 PM1233 km766 miles666 nmSouth S
Canberra *Wed 1:08 PM1372 km852 miles741 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyWed 12:08 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsWed 11:38 AM1547 km961 miles835 nmWest W
Adelaide *Wed 12:38 PM1671 km1039 miles902 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Wed 1:08 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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