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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 03:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 49' South
Longitude: 133° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.64 meters/second, 1539.5 km/hour, 956.6 miles/hour or 831.3 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"956.25 miwest0° 00' 14.8"0.28 minorth956.26 mi
24 hours0° 06' 50.5"7.27 mieast0° 06' 07.1"7.02 minorth10.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 25' North
Longitude: 16° 53' 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' 09.5"1005.51 miwest0° 11' 33.3"13.23 misouth1005.61 mi
24 hours11° 17' 00.8"780.53 mieast4° 38' 36.4"319.07 misouth842.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsThu 12:38 PM99 km61 miles53 nmSouth S
Tennant CreekThu 12:38 PM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 11:53 AM1097 km682 miles592 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinThu 12:38 PM1188 km738 miles642 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 1:08 PM1410 km876 miles761 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Thu 1:38 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 12:08 PM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Melbourne *Thu 2:08 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneThu 1:08 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmEast-southeast ESE
Canberra *Thu 2:08 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmSoutheast SE
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