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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 151° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.28 meters/second, 1541.8 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.2"957.69 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.32 minorth957.71 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.6"7.08 mieast0° 06' 59.6"8.02 minorth10.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 01:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 56° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.46 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 miles/hour or 862.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 00.5"991.88 miwest0° 11' 05.2"12.70 misouth991.72 mi
24 hours12° 19' 44.0"843.37 mieast4° 14' 11.5"291.21 misouth887.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonSat 11:58 AM137 km85 miles74 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSat 11:58 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsSat 11:58 AM873 km542 miles471 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:58 PM1248 km776 miles674 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sat 12:58 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 11:58 AM1528 km950 miles825 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 12:58 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Melbourne *Sat 12:58 PM1800 km1119 miles972 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 11:28 AM1814 km1127 miles980 nmWest W
Port VilaSat 12:58 PM1832 km1138 miles989 nmEast-northeast ENE
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