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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° 27' 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"956.97 miwest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 minorth956.99 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: 25° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.85 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"1001.76 miwest0° 11' 34.6"13.26 misouth1001.72 mi
24 hours11° 43' 46.3"809.16 mieast4° 32' 53.8"312.57 misouth864.41 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 PM271 km168 miles146 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekFri 12:48 PM443 km275 miles239 nmNortheast NE
EuclaFri 12:03 PM1026 km637 miles554 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinFri 12:48 PM1136 km706 miles613 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Fri 1:48 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsFri 1:18 PM1631 km1013 miles881 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliFri 12:18 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 11:18 AM1849 km1149 miles998 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Fri 2:18 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmSoutheast SE
Canberra *Fri 2:18 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmSoutheast SE
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