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Day and Night World Map

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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 54' South
Longitude: 142° 13' 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"955.56 miwest0° 00' 13.6"0.26 minorth955.58 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.9"7.37 mieast0° 05' 39.2"6.48 minorth9.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 03' North
Longitude: 14° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.98 meters/second, 1612.7 km/hour, 1002.1 miles/hour or 870.8 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' 32.2"1002.07 miwest0° 11' 02.1"12.64 misouth1002.29 mi
24 hours11° 02' 21.8"760.71 mieast4° 31' 37.6"311.08 misouth823.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LongreachWed 12:34 PM217 km135 miles117 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsWed 12:34 PM760 km472 miles410 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsWed 12:04 PM858 km533 miles463 nmWest W
Tennant CreekWed 12:04 PM907 km564 miles490 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneWed 12:34 PM1201 km746 miles648 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Wed 1:04 PM1378 km857 miles744 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Wed 1:34 PM1499 km931 miles809 nmSoutheast SE
Canberra *Wed 1:34 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyWed 12:34 PM1581 km982 miles853 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaWed 11:19 AM1636 km1017 miles883 nmSouthwest SW
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