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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 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 146° 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"956.16 miwest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 minorth956.17 mi
24 hours0° 06' 50.6"7.28 mieast0° 06' 06.0"7.00 minorth10.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' North, Longitude: 29° 16' 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' 10.8"1005.44 miwest0° 11' 32.7"13.22 misouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 17.9"779.63 mieast4° 38' 34.1"319.00 misouth841.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 12:18 PM658 km409 miles355 nmNorth N
BrisbaneThu 12:18 PM827 km514 miles447 nmSoutheast SE
Sydney *Thu 1:18 PM1305 km811 miles704 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsThu 11:48 AM1307 km812 miles706 nmWest W
Canberra *Thu 1:18 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyThu 12:18 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Thu 12:48 PM1552 km965 miles838 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Thu 1:18 PM1670 km1038 miles902 nmSouth S
EuclaThu 11:03 AM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmWest-southwest WSW
DarwinThu 11:48 AM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmWest-northwest WNW
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