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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 02:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 22' South, Longitude: 140° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.04 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"959.40 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 minorth959.41 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° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.04 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 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' 04.1"957.27 miwest0° 07' 56.6"9.11 misouth956.98 mi
24 hours13° 57' 39.2"925.87 mieast2° 40' 52.9"184.42 misouth937.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaMon 12:44 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsMon 12:14 PM673 km418 miles364 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekMon 12:14 PM700 km435 miles378 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsMon 12:44 PM834 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
Adelaide *Mon 1:14 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmSouth S
BrisbaneMon 12:44 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinMon 12:14 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaMon 11:29 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyMon 12:44 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Mon 1:44 PM1665 km1034 miles899 nmSoutheast SE
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