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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 02:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 19' South
Longitude: 143° 24' 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"972.92 miwest0° 00' 31.6"0.60 minorth972.95 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 32' North
Longitude: 130° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.23 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"977.93 miwest0° 08' 19.1"9.53 minorth977.69 mi
24 hours11° 06' 04.4"746.69 mieast3° 00' 16.4"206.59 minorth769.87 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 PM452 km281 miles244 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekSat 12:06 PM966 km600 miles522 nmWest W
Alice SpringsSat 12:06 PM1052 km654 miles568 nmWest-southwest WSW
BrisbaneSat 12:36 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmSoutheast SE
Port MoresbySat 12:36 PM1269 km789 miles685 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 12:06 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmWest-northwest WNW
Adelaide *Sat 1:06 PM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Sat 1:36 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Sat 1:36 PM1751 km1088 miles945 nmSouth-southeast SSE
EuclaSat 11:21 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmSouthwest SW
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