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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 areas 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 2:44:00 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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 140° 33' East

The ground speed is currently 429.04 meters/second, 1544.5 kilometres/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 834.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"959.33 miWest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 miNorth959.35 mi
24 hours0° 06' 24.6"6.84 miEast0° 07' 53.6"9.05 miNorth11.35 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 02:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 32' South, Longitude: 71° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 428.05 meters/second, 1541.0 kilometres/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 04.2"957.21 miWest0° 07' 56.8"9.11 miSouth956.93 mi
24 hours13° 57' 37.0"925.78 miEast2° 40' 55.8"184.46 miSouth937.32 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaMon 12:44 PM212 km132 miles114 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsMon 12:14 PM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekMon 12:14 PM727 km451 miles392 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 12:44 PM814 km506 miles439 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneMon 12:44 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Mon 1:14 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 12:14 PM1504 km934 miles812 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaMon 11:29 AM1549 km963 miles836 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Mon 1:44 PM1647 km1024 miles889 nmSoutheast SE

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