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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 areas 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 2:08:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 428.28 meters/second, 1541.8 kilometres/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 443.42 meters/second, 1596.3 kilometres/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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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 AM1586 km986 miles856 nmWest W
Adelaide *Sat 12:38 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW

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