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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 01:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 151° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.62 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.6 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"956.21 miwest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 minorth956.23 mi
24 hours0° 06' 50.7"7.28 mieast0° 06' 05.6"6.99 minorth10.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 38' North, Longitude: 33° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.52 meters/second, 1618.3 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' 11.4"1005.51 miwest0° 11' 32.4"13.22 misouth1005.61 mi
24 hours11° 16' 02.3"779.37 mieast4° 38' 33.0"319.00 misouth841.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonThu 11:58 AM104 km65 miles56 nmSouthwest SW
BundabergThu 11:58 AM248 km154 miles134 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneThu 11:58 AM543 km338 miles293 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsThu 11:58 AM874 km543 miles472 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 12:58 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 12:58 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 11:58 AM1543 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 12:58 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Melbourne *Thu 12:58 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 11:28 AM1788 km1111 miles966 nmWest W
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