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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: 132° 04' 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"964.33 miwest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 minorth964.35 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° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.60 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' 50.0"956.31 miwest0° 08' 25.0"9.65 minorth956.70 mi
24 hours13° 40' 55.1"907.77 mieast3° 47' 35.5"260.79 minorth952.32 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 PM295 km183 miles159 nmSoutheast SE
Tennant CreekSat 12:50 PM311 km193 miles168 nmNortheast NE
DarwinSat 12:50 PM1022 km635 miles552 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 12:05 PM1158 km719 miles625 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 1:20 PM1531 km951 miles827 nmEast-northeast ENE
DiliSat 12:20 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Sat 1:50 PM1607 km998 miles868 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthSat 11:20 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbySat 1:20 PM2105 km1308 miles1137 nmNortheast NE
Melbourne *Sat 2:20 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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