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Day and Night World Map

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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 01:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 20' South
Longitude: 155° 54' 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"972.87 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth972.90 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"4.86 mieast0° 12' 48.4"14.69 minorth15.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 01:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 25' North
Longitude: 118° 09' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 24.8"978.41 miwest0° 08' 22.5"9.60 minorth978.18 mi
24 hours11° 05' 46.5"746.72 mieast3° 01' 42.5"208.23 minorth770.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneSat 11:46 AM843 km524 miles455 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NoumeaSat 12:46 PM1116 km694 miles603 nmEast-southeast ESE
CairnsSat 11:46 AM1132 km703 miles611 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 12:46 PM1282 km797 miles692 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSat 12:46 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmEast E
Port MoresbySat 11:46 AM1524 km947 miles823 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sat 12:46 PM1570 km975 miles848 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sat 12:46 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Melbourne *Sat 12:46 PM2207 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSat 11:16 AM2302 km1431 miles1243 nmWest-southwest WSW
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