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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 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 148° 50' 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"956.22 miwest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 minorth956.23 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° 25' 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' 11.0"1005.51 miwest0° 11' 32.5"13.22 misouth1005.61 mi
24 hours11° 16' 10.4"779.54 mieast4° 38' 33.7"319.02 misouth841.81 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 PM183 km114 miles99 nmEast-southeast ESE
MackayThu 12:08 PM189 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneThu 12:08 PM667 km414 miles360 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsThu 12:08 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Thu 1:08 PM1246 km775 miles673 nmSouth S
Canberra *Thu 1:08 PM1382 km859 miles746 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 12:08 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 11:38 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmWest W
Adelaide *Thu 12:38 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Thu 1:08 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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