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Day and Night World Map

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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 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 07' South
Longitude: 143° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.79 meters/second, 1558.0 km/hour, 968.1 miles/hour or 841.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.14 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.6"967.83 miwest0° 00' 27.7"0.53 minorth967.85 mi
24 hours0° 05' 13.1"5.62 mieast0° 11' 15.6"12.91 minorth14.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 3° 36' South
Longitude: 174° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.72 meters/second, 1611.8 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.69 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 24.3"1001.53 miwest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 minorth1001.73 mi
24 hours11° 35' 48.4"800.64 mieast4° 45' 52.1"327.38 minorth866.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsTue 12:34 PM519 km322 miles280 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsTue 12:04 PM1039 km645 miles561 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneTue 12:34 PM1190 km740 miles643 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Tue 1:34 PM1601 km995 miles865 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Tue 1:04 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmWest-northwest WNW
Canberra *Tue 1:34 PM1662 km1033 miles897 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Melbourne *Tue 1:34 PM1857 km1154 miles1002 nmSouth S
EuclaTue 11:19 AM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouthwest SW
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