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Day and Night World Map

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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 03:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 36' South
Longitude: 134° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.30 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"957.73 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 minorth957.75 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.3"7.07 mieast0° 07' 01.0"8.05 minorth10.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 47' South
Longitude: 39° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.17 meters/second, 1595.4 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 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' 55.8"991.22 miwest0° 11' 02.8"12.65 misouth991.06 mi
24 hours12° 21' 50.2"845.29 mieast4° 12' 50.4"289.66 misouth888.27 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 12:38 PM124 km77 miles67 nmSouth S
EuclaSat 11:53 AM1128 km701 miles609 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSat 12:38 PM1172 km729 miles633 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsSat 1:08 PM1379 km857 miles744 nmEast-northeast ENE
Adelaide *Sat 1:38 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliSat 12:08 PM1799 km1118 miles971 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Melbourne *Sat 2:08 PM1983 km1232 miles1071 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BrisbaneSat 1:08 PM1986 km1234 miles1073 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port MoresbySat 1:08 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNortheast NE
Canberra *Sat 2:08 PM2029 km1260 miles1095 nmSoutheast SE
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