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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 157° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.02 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.35 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 minorth959.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 25.0"6.85 mieast0° 07' 52.3"9.03 minorth11.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 01:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 23' South, Longitude: 88° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.43 meters/second, 1542.4 km/hour, 958.4 miles/hour or 832.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 26' 10.2"958.15 miwest0° 08' 03.3"9.23 misouth957.86 mi
24 hours13° 55' 20.3"924.06 mieast2° 44' 01.0"188.01 misouth936.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneMon 11:34 AM741 km460 miles400 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaMon 12:34 PM894 km556 miles483 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 12:34 PM1216 km756 miles657 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsMon 11:34 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Mon 12:34 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraMon 12:34 PM1450 km901 miles783 nmNorth N
Canberra *Mon 12:34 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 11:34 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Mon 12:34 PM2106 km1309 miles1137 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Mon 2:34 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmEast E
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