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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 01:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 20' South, Longitude: 158° 24' 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"972.86 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth972.89 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"4.86 mieast0° 12' 48.2"14.68 minorth15.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 24' North, Longitude: 115° 44' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.49 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.6 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 24.9"978.51 miwest0° 08' 23.2"9.61 minorth978.27 mi
24 hours11° 05' 43.0"746.72 mieast3° 01' 59.6"208.56 minorth770.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSat 12:36 PM863 km536 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSat 11:36 AM961 km597 miles519 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSat 12:36 PM1083 km673 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSat 12:36 PM1217 km756 miles657 nmNorth N
CairnsSat 11:36 AM1383 km859 miles747 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sat 12:36 PM1659 km1031 miles896 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 11:36 AM1702 km1057 miles919 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sat 12:36 PM1890 km1174 miles1020 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Suva *Sat 2:36 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmEast E
Melbourne *Sat 12:36 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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