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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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 163° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.93 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"956.90 miwest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 minorth956.92 mi
24 hours0° 06' 45.1"7.19 mieast0° 06' 31.9"7.49 minorth10.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 01:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 51' South, Longitude: 57° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 23.4"1002.39 miwest0° 11' 35.8"13.28 misouth1002.36 mi
24 hours11° 40' 52.0"806.23 mieast4° 33' 58.2"313.79 misouth862.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 12:08 PM263 km164 miles142 nmEast E
Port VilaFri 12:08 PM717 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
KingstonFri 12:38 PM809 km503 miles437 nmSouth-southeast SSE
LuganvilleFri 12:08 PM867 km539 miles468 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BrisbaneFri 11:08 AM1219 km758 miles658 nmWest-southwest WSW
HoniaraFri 12:08 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Suva *Fri 2:08 PM1594 km990 miles861 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Fri 12:08 PM1753 km1090 miles947 nmSouthwest SW
Auckland *Fri 2:08 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Fri 12:08 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmSouthwest SW
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