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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 3:08:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 03:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 134° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.63 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"956.18 miWest0° 00' 14.8"0.28 miNorth956.19 mi
24 hours0° 06' 50.5"7.27 miEast0° 06' 06.9"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 Latitude: 0° 25' North, Longitude: 17° 09' 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' 09.6"1005.44 miWest0° 11' 33.2"13.23 miSouth1005.54 mi
24 hours11° 16' 59.9"780.45 miEast4° 38' 36.4"319.05 miSouth842.57 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 PM101 km63 miles55 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tennant CreekThu 12:38 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 11:53 AM1110 km690 miles599 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinThu 12:38 PM1196 km743 miles646 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 1:08 PM1384 km860 miles747 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Thu 1:38 PM1412 km877 miles762 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliThu 12:08 PM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Melbourne *Thu 2:08 PM1960 km1218 miles1058 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneThu 1:08 PM1973 km1226 miles1066 nmEast-southeast ESE
Canberra *Thu 2:08 PM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmSoutheast SE

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