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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 03:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 133° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.95 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"956.96 miwest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 minorth956.98 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.6"7.18 mieast0° 06' 34.0"7.53 minorth10.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 14' South, Longitude: 28° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.88 meters/second, 1612.4 km/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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' 17.9"1001.81 miwest0° 11' 34.7"13.26 misouth1001.77 mi
24 hours11° 43' 32.6"808.93 mieast4° 32' 58.9"312.66 misouth864.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsFri 12:38 PM110 km68 miles59 nmSouth S
Tennant CreekFri 12:38 PM340 km211 miles183 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 11:53 AM1113 km691 miles601 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinFri 12:38 PM1181 km734 miles637 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsFri 1:08 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Fri 1:38 PM1429 km888 miles771 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliFri 12:08 PM1803 km1121 miles974 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Melbourne *Fri 2:08 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneFri 1:08 PM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmEast-southeast ESE
Canberra *Fri 2:08 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmSoutheast SE
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