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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 = Thursday, January 3, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 149° 06' 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 miNorth956.17 mi
24 hours0° 06' 50.6"7.28 miEast0° 06' 05.8"6.99 miNorth10.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 31° 41' 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' 11.2"1005.44 miWest0° 11' 32.5"13.22 miSouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 09.6"779.46 miEast4° 38' 33.6"318.99 miSouth841.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonThu 12:08 PM157 km97 miles85 nmEast-southeast ESE
MackayThu 12:08 PM185 km115 miles100 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 12:08 PM650 km404 miles351 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsThu 12:08 PM740 km460 miles399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Thu 1:08 PM1242 km772 miles670 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 1:08 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 12:08 PM1493 km928 miles806 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 11:38 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest W
Adelaide *Thu 12:38 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Thu 1:08 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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