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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 22' South
Longitude: 145° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.03 meters/second, 1544.5 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 834.0 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"959.38 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 minorth959.40 mi
24 hours0° 06' 24.7"6.84 mieast0° 07' 53.2"9.05 minorth11.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 30' South
Longitude: 75° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.15 meters/second, 1541.3 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 26' 05.9"957.52 miwest0° 07' 58.6"9.14 misouth957.23 mi
24 hours13° 56' 59.7"925.36 mieast2° 41' 46.8"185.45 misouth937.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LongreachMon 12:24 PM159 km99 miles86 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 12:24 PM604 km376 miles326 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:24 PM966 km600 miles521 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsMon 11:54 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmWest W
Sydney *Mon 1:24 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyMon 12:24 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth N
Canberra *Mon 1:24 PM1480 km920 miles799 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Mon 12:54 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Mon 1:24 PM1713 km1065 miles925 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 11:54 AM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmWest-northwest WNW
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