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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 Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 14' South, Longitude: 142° 53' 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"960.30 miwest0° 00' 20.2"0.39 minorth960.32 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.1"6.71 mieast0° 08' 19.6"9.55 minorth11.68 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° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.73 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.8 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' 06.7"940.89 miwest0° 05' 14.7"6.01 misouth940.66 mi
24 hours14° 38' 51.3"956.94 mieast1° 28' 07.1"101.03 misouth957.90 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 PM194 km121 miles105 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsTue 12:34 PM661 km411 miles357 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsTue 12:04 PM939 km583 miles507 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekTue 12:04 PM948 km589 miles512 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneTue 12:34 PM1177 km732 miles636 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Tue 1:04 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Tue 1:34 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Tue 1:34 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorthwest NW
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