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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

UTC time = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 1:58:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 50' 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"957.63 miWest0° 00' 17.0"0.32 miNorth957.64 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: 57° 05' 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' 00.6"991.82 miWest0° 11' 05.3"12.70 miSouth991.66 mi
24 hours12° 19' 42.0"843.28 miEast4° 14' 12.8"291.21 miSouth886.98 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 AM160 km99 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneSat 11:58 AM552 km343 miles298 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsSat 11:58 AM893 km555 miles482 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:58 PM1249 km776 miles675 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sat 12:58 PM1429 km888 miles772 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 11:58 AM1538 km955 miles830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
HoniaraSat 12:58 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 12:58 PM1804 km1121 miles974 nmEast-northeast ENE
Melbourne *Sat 12:58 PM1810 km1124 miles977 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 11:28 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmWest W

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