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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 02:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 146° 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"957.70 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.32 minorth957.72 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.5"7.08 mieast0° 07' 00.1"8.03 minorth10.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 02:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' South, Longitude: 51° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.38 meters/second, 1596.2 km/hour, 991.8 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' 59.2"991.69 miwest0° 11' 04.5"12.69 misouth991.53 mi
24 hours12° 20' 19.9"843.92 mieast4° 13' 48.7"290.77 misouth887.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 12:18 PM634 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSat 12:18 PM847 km526 miles457 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSat 11:48 AM1305 km811 miles704 nmWest W
Sydney *Sat 1:18 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 1:18 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySat 12:18 PM1457 km905 miles787 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Sat 12:48 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Sat 1:18 PM1693 km1052 miles914 nmSouth S
DarwinSat 11:48 AM2008 km1248 miles1084 nmWest-northwest WNW
EuclaSat 11:03 AM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmSouthwest SW
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