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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 = Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 2:34:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 14' South, Longitude: 143° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.44 meters/second, 1546.0 km/hour, 960.6 miles/hour or 834.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.1"960.23 miWest0° 00' 20.2"0.39 miNorth960.25 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.1"6.71 miEast0° 08' 19.6"9.55 miNorth11.67 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 12' South, Longitude: 87° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.74 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.69 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miSouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 24' 06.8"940.84 miWest0° 05' 14.8"6.01 miSouth940.61 mi
24 hours14° 38' 49.9"956.85 miEast1° 28' 10.8"101.10 miSouth957.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LongreachTue 12:34 PM175 km109 miles94 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsTue 12:34 PM648 km403 miles350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsTue 12:04 PM965 km600 miles521 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekTue 12:04 PM976 km606 miles527 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneTue 12:34 PM1153 km716 miles623 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Tue 1:04 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM1478 km918 miles798 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Tue 1:34 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Tue 1:34 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorthwest NW

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