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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 15, 2013 at 02:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 07' South, Longitude: 143° 51' 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"967.76 miwest0° 00' 27.7"0.53 minorth967.79 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 Latitude: 3° 36' South, Longitude: 174° 22' 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' 24.2"1001.46 miwest0° 11' 59.7"13.74 minorth1001.66 mi
24 hours11° 35' 49.8"800.60 mieast4° 45' 52.4"327.37 minorth866.03 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 PM506 km314 miles273 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekTue 12:04 PM1021 km634 miles551 nmWest W
Alice SpringsTue 12:04 PM1066 km663 miles576 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneTue 12:34 PM1168 km726 miles630 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbyTue 12:34 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sydney *Tue 1:34 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Tue 1:04 PM1616 km1004 miles872 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Tue 1:34 PM1653 km1027 miles893 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 12:04 PM1683 km1046 miles909 nmWest-northwest WNW
Melbourne *Tue 1:34 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmSouth S
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