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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: 158° 03' 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"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.29 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 minorth959.30 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° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.44 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' 10.3"958.10 miwest0° 08' 03.5"9.24 misouth957.81 mi
24 hours13° 55' 18.1"923.96 mieast2° 44' 03.9"188.05 misouth936.20 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 AM760 km472 miles410 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaMon 12:34 PM865 km538 miles467 nmEast E
Port VilaMon 12:34 PM1190 km739 miles642 nmEast-northeast ENE
CairnsMon 11:34 AM1420 km883 miles767 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Mon 12:34 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmSouth-southwest SSW
HoniaraMon 12:34 PM1446 km898 miles781 nmNorth N
Canberra *Mon 12:34 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 11:34 AM1841 km1144 miles994 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Mon 12:34 PM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Mon 2:34 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmEast E
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