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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 2:58:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 02:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 136° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.29 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 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"957.66 miWest0° 00' 17.0"0.32 miNorth957.68 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.4"7.07 miEast0° 07' 00.7"8.04 miNorth10.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 02:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 42° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.21 meters/second, 1595.6 km/hour, 991.4 miles/hour or 861.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.52 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 56.6"991.26 miWest0° 11' 03.2"12.66 miSouth991.09 mi
24 hours12° 21' 30.2"844.92 miEast4° 13' 03.4"289.89 miSouth888.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsSat 12:28 PM328 km204 miles177 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekSat 12:28 PM427 km265 miles231 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 12:58 PM1128 km701 miles609 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaSat 11:43 AM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 12:28 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Sat 1:28 PM1378 km856 miles744 nmSouth S
BrisbaneSat 12:58 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 12:58 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Sat 1:58 PM1844 km1146 miles996 nmSoutheast SE
Melbourne *Sat 1:58 PM1857 km1154 miles1003 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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