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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 22' South
Longitude: 142° 46' 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"959.39 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 minorth959.41 mi
24 hours0° 06' 24.7"6.84 mieast0° 07' 53.4"9.05 minorth11.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 31' South
Longitude: 73° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.10 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.2 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' 04.9"957.39 miwest0° 07' 57.5"9.12 misouth957.11 mi
24 hours13° 57' 19.4"925.61 mieast2° 41' 19.9"184.93 misouth937.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsMon 12:34 PM679 km422 miles367 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsMon 12:04 PM925 km575 miles499 nmWest W
BrisbaneMon 12:34 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Mon 1:04 PM1452 km902 miles784 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyMon 12:34 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Mon 1:34 PM1519 km944 miles820 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Mon 1:34 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinMon 12:04 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaMon 11:19 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmSouthwest SW
Melbourne *Mon 1:34 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmSouth S
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