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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 02:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 19' South, Longitude: 143° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.05 meters/second, 1566.2 km/hour, 973.2 miles/hour or 845.7 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' 48.5"972.85 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth972.88 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.3"4.85 mieast0° 12' 49.2"14.70 minorth15.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 02:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 32' North, Longitude: 129° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.24 meters/second, 1574.0 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.30 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 32' 24.3"977.87 miwest0° 08' 19.3"9.53 minorth977.63 mi
24 hours11° 06' 03.9"746.64 mieast3° 00' 18.4"206.61 minorth769.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsSat 12:36 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekSat 12:06 PM995 km618 miles537 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 12:06 PM1079 km671 miles583 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneSat 12:36 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 12:36 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 12:06 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sat 1:36 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Adelaide *Sat 1:06 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Canberra *Sat 1:36 PM1742 km1083 miles941 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EuclaSat 11:21 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmSouthwest SW
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