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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: 160° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.03 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"972.85 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth972.88 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.8"4.86 mieast0° 12' 48.1"14.68 minorth15.47 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° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.53 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"978.61 miwest0° 08' 23.8"9.62 minorth978.37 mi
24 hours11° 05' 39.5"746.73 mieast3° 02' 16.7"208.89 minorth770.53 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 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port VilaSat 12:26 PM833 km517 miles450 nmEast-northeast ENE
LuganvilleSat 12:26 PM853 km530 miles460 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneSat 11:26 AM1125 km699 miles607 nmSouthwest SW
HoniaraSat 12:26 PM1210 km752 miles653 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:26 AM1638 km1018 miles885 nmWest W
Sydney *Sat 12:26 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 2:26 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 11:26 AM1901 km1181 miles1027 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sat 12:26 PM2019 km1254 miles1090 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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