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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 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 149° 20' 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 minorth957.65 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.6"7.08 mieast0° 06' 59.7"8.02 minorth10.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 36' South, Longitude: 54° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 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° 29' 59.9"991.73 miwest0° 11' 04.9"12.69 misouth991.57 mi
24 hours12° 20' 00.1"843.56 mieast4° 14' 01.4"290.99 misouth887.16 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonSat 12:08 PM148 km92 miles80 nmSoutheast SE
MackaySat 12:08 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
Lindeman IslandSat 12:08 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 12:08 PM655 km407 miles354 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsSat 12:08 PM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Sat 1:08 PM1261 km784 miles681 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sat 1:08 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 12:08 PM1473 km915 miles796 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 11:38 AM1588 km987 miles857 nmWest W
Adelaide *Sat 12:38 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouthwest SW
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