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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 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 149° 13' 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"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"956.87 miwest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 minorth956.88 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.8"7.18 mieast0° 06' 32.9"7.51 minorth10.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 42° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.01 meters/second, 1612.8 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' 20.8"1002.04 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1002.01 mi
24 hours11° 42' 10.3"807.49 mieast4° 33' 30.0"313.23 misouth863.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonFri 12:08 PM151 km94 miles82 nmEast-southeast ESE
MackayFri 12:08 PM174 km108 miles94 nmNorth N
BrisbaneFri 12:08 PM652 km405 miles352 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 12:08 PM736 km457 miles397 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Fri 1:08 PM1251 km777 miles675 nmSouth S
Canberra *Fri 1:08 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM1483 km922 miles801 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 11:38 AM1575 km978 miles850 nmWest W
Adelaide *Fri 12:38 PM1703 km1058 miles920 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Fri 1:08 PM1723 km1071 miles930 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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