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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 = Monday, January 7, 2013 at 2:24:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 145° 33' 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"959.32 miWest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 miNorth959.33 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 Latitude: 16° 29' South, Longitude: 76° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.16 meters/second, 1541.4 km/hour, 957.8 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' 06.0"957.47 miWest0° 07' 58.6"9.14 miSouth957.18 mi
24 hours13° 56' 57.5"925.26 miEast2° 41' 49.8"185.49 miSouth937.00 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 PM179 km111 miles97 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsMon 12:24 PM603 km374 miles325 nmNorth N
BrisbaneMon 12:24 PM943 km586 miles509 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsMon 11:54 AM1205 km749 miles651 nmWest W
Sydney *Mon 1:24 PM1390 km864 miles750 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyMon 12:24 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmNorth N
Canberra *Mon 1:24 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Mon 12:54 PM1549 km962 miles836 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Mon 1:24 PM1714 km1065 miles925 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 11:54 AM1906 km1185 miles1029 nmWest-northwest WNW

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