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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

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 163° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.61 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"956.19 miwest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 minorth956.20 mi
24 hours0° 06' 50.9"7.28 mieast0° 06' 04.7"6.97 minorth10.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 48' North, Longitude: 45° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 12.6"1005.50 miwest0° 11' 31.8"13.20 misouth1005.60 mi
24 hours11° 15' 21.4"778.56 mieast4° 38' 29.6"318.94 misouth840.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaThu 12:08 PM277 km172 miles150 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port VilaThu 12:08 PM733 km455 miles396 nmNortheast NE
KingstonThu 12:38 PM805 km500 miles435 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleThu 12:08 PM882 km548 miles476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneThu 11:08 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraThu 12:08 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Thu 2:08 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Thu 12:08 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmSouthwest SW
Auckland *Thu 2:08 PM1877 km1167 miles1014 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Thu 12:08 PM1984 km1233 miles1072 nmSouthwest SW
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