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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 01:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 151° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.94 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 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"956.93 miwest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 minorth956.94 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.9"7.18 mieast0° 06' 32.8"7.51 minorth10.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 00' South, Longitude: 45° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.03 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.70 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"1002.15 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1002.12 mi
24 hours11° 41' 58.3"807.35 mieast4° 33' 34.2"313.34 misouth863.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonFri 11:58 AM120 km75 miles65 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneFri 11:58 AM551 km342 miles297 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsFri 11:58 AM873 km543 miles472 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Fri 12:58 PM1236 km768 miles667 nmSouth S
Canberra *Fri 12:58 PM1411 km877 miles762 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 11:58 AM1536 km954 miles829 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraFri 12:58 PM1728 km1074 miles933 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Melbourne *Fri 12:58 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsFri 11:28 AM1801 km1119 miles973 nmWest W
Adelaide *Fri 12:28 PM1842 km1144 miles994 nmSouthwest SW
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