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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 = Sunday, January 6, 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 149° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.64 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.98 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.5"958.45 miWest0° 00' 18.0"0.35 miNorth958.46 mi
24 hours0° 06' 31.9"6.96 miEast0° 07' 26.4"8.53 miNorth11.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' South, Longitude: 66° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.40 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.27 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 28' 11.6"975.95 miWest0° 09' 55.2"11.37 miSouth975.69 mi
24 hours13° 06' 54.3"884.59 miEast3° 37' 37.6"249.37 miSouth912.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonSun 12:08 PM147 km91 miles80 nmSoutheast SE
MackaySun 12:08 PM151 km94 miles82 nmNorth N
Lindeman IslandSun 12:08 PM230 km143 miles124 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 12:08 PM660 km410 miles356 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsSun 12:08 PM726 km451 miles392 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Sun 1:08 PM1273 km791 miles687 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 1:08 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySun 12:08 PM1462 km909 miles790 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSun 11:38 AM1601 km995 miles864 nmWest W
Adelaide *Sun 12:38 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmSouthwest SW

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