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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 03:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 42' South, Longitude: 131° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.96 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"956.90 miwest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 minorth956.92 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.5"7.18 mieast0° 06' 34.2"7.54 minorth10.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 03:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 16' South, Longitude: 26° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.86 meters/second, 1612.3 km/hour, 1001.8 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' 17.6"1001.70 miwest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 misouth1001.66 mi
24 hours11° 43' 44.7"809.08 mieast4° 32' 54.4"312.55 misouth864.33 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 12:48 PM245 km152 miles132 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekFri 12:48 PM424 km264 miles229 nmNortheast NE
EuclaFri 12:03 PM1033 km642 miles558 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinFri 12:48 PM1138 km707 miles614 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Fri 1:48 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsFri 1:18 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliFri 12:18 PM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 11:18 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Fri 2:18 PM2099 km1304 miles1133 nmSoutheast SE
Canberra *Fri 2:18 PM2189 km1360 miles1182 nmSoutheast SE
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