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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 19, 2013 at 01:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 161° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.02 meters/second, 1566.1 km/hour, 973.1 miles/hour or 845.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.22 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.4"972.79 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth972.81 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.8"4.86 mieast0° 12' 48.1"14.68 minorth15.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 01:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 22' North, Longitude: 113° 02' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.54 meters/second, 1575.1 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.31 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 32' 25.0"978.55 miwest0° 08' 23.8"9.62 minorth978.31 mi
24 hours11° 05' 39.2"746.68 mieast3° 02' 18.7"208.91 minorth770.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 12:26 PM588 km366 miles318 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 12:26 PM805 km500 miles435 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 12:26 PM830 km516 miles448 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 11:26 AM1145 km712 miles618 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 12:26 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:26 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmWest W
Sydney *Sat 12:26 PM1794 km1114 miles968 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 2:26 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 11:26 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sat 12:26 PM2034 km1264 miles1098 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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