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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 2:34:00 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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 142° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.65 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.9 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"958.46 miWest0° 00' 18.0"0.35 miNorth958.48 mi
24 hours0° 06' 31.9"6.96 miEast0° 07' 26.9"8.54 miNorth11.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 54' South, Longitude: 60° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.25 meters/second, 1570.5 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.26 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miSouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 28' 09.5"975.63 miWest0° 09' 53.6"11.33 miSouth975.37 mi
24 hours13° 07' 48.2"885.35 miEast3° 36' 48.1"248.43 miSouth912.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LongreachSun 12:34 PM171 km106 miles92 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsSun 12:34 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSun 12:04 PM938 km583 miles507 nmWest W
Tennant CreekSun 12:04 PM962 km598 miles520 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneSun 12:34 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Sun 1:04 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Sun 1:34 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbySun 12:34 PM1512 km939 miles816 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Canberra *Sun 1:34 PM1540 km957 miles832 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSun 12:04 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorthwest NW

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