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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 29' South
Longitude: 149° 10' 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"958.51 miwest0° 00' 18.0"0.35 minorth958.53 mi
24 hours0° 06' 31.9"6.96 mieast0° 07' 26.4"8.54 minorth11.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 50' South
Longitude: 66° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.39 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' 11.5"976.00 miwest0° 09' 55.1"11.37 misouth975.75 mi
24 hours13° 06' 56.7"884.69 mieast3° 37' 35.5"249.35 misouth912.44 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MackaySun 12:08 PM149 km93 miles80 nmNorth N
RockhamptonSun 12:08 PM170 km105 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
Lindeman IslandSun 12:08 PM226 km141 miles122 nmNorth N
BrisbaneSun 12:08 PM676 km420 miles365 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsSun 12:08 PM711 km442 miles384 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sydney *Sun 1:08 PM1277 km793 miles689 nmSouth S
Canberra *Sun 1:08 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySun 12:08 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSun 11:38 AM1572 km977 miles849 nmWest W
Adelaide *Sun 12:38 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmSouthwest SW
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