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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: 148° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.94 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 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 minorth956.95 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° 41' 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' 20.7"1002.11 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1002.07 mi
24 hours11° 42' 11.8"807.58 mieast4° 33' 29.3"313.24 misouth863.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MackayFri 12:08 PM176 km109 miles95 nmNorth N
RockhamptonFri 12:08 PM177 km110 miles96 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneFri 12:08 PM669 km416 miles361 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 12:08 PM722 km448 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Fri 1:08 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmSouth S
Canberra *Fri 1:08 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmSouth S
Port MoresbyFri 12:08 PM1479 km919 miles799 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 11:38 AM1546 km961 miles835 nmWest W
Adelaide *Fri 12:38 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Fri 1:08 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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