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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° 36' 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"956.15 miwest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 minorth956.16 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: 34° 07' 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"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 32.4"13.22 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 01.2"779.30 mieast4° 38' 33.0"318.98 misouth841.59 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 AM128 km80 miles69 nmWest-southwest WSW
BundabergThu 11:58 AM238 km148 miles128 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneThu 11:58 AM535 km333 miles289 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsThu 11:58 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Thu 12:58 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 12:58 PM1403 km871 miles757 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 11:58 AM1552 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraThu 12:58 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Melbourne *Thu 12:58 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsThu 11:28 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmWest W
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