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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 32' South, Longitude: 158° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.44 meters/second, 1564.0 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.0"971.55 miwest0° 00' 30.6"0.58 minorth971.57 mi
24 hours0° 04' 41.1"5.06 mieast0° 12' 25.3"14.25 minorth15.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 44' North, Longitude: 126° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.27 meters/second, 1595.8 km/hour, 991.6 miles/hour or 861.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.53 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 32' 30.9"991.51 miwest0° 09' 50.5"11.27 minorth991.33 mi
24 hours11° 00' 09.6"750.22 mieast3° 40' 02.4"252.10 minorth787.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaFri 12:36 PM865 km538 miles467 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneFri 11:36 AM938 km583 miles506 nmSouthwest SW
Port VilaFri 12:36 PM1097 km682 miles592 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraFri 12:36 PM1241 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
CairnsFri 11:36 AM1381 km858 miles746 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Fri 12:36 PM1635 km1016 miles883 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:36 AM1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Fri 12:36 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Fri 2:36 PM2129 km1323 miles1149 nmEast E
Melbourne *Fri 12:36 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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