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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 03:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 38' South, Longitude: 131° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.26 meters/second, 1552.5 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.5"964.40 miwest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 minorth964.42 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.6"6.12 mieast0° 10' 02.7"11.52 minorth13.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 03:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' South, Longitude: 135° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.61 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.1"956.39 miwest0° 08' 25.0"9.65 minorth956.78 mi
24 hours13° 40' 52.7"907.80 mieast3° 47' 37.9"260.85 minorth952.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsSat 12:50 PM314 km195 miles169 nmSoutheast SE
Tennant CreekSat 12:50 PM332 km207 miles179 nmNortheast NE
DarwinSat 12:50 PM1019 km633 miles550 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 12:05 PM1150 km715 miles621 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 1:20 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSat 12:20 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Sat 1:50 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthSat 11:20 AM1951 km1212 miles1053 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 1:20 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNortheast NE
Melbourne *Sat 2:20 PM2196 km1364 miles1186 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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