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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' South, Longitude: 158° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.63 meters/second, 1568.3 km/hour, 974.5 miles/hour or 846.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.24 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.24 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.0"974.21 miwest0° 00' 32.4"0.62 minorth974.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 18.2"4.66 mieast0° 13' 10.8"15.11 minorth15.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 01:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 26' North, Longitude: 104° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.22 meters/second, 1552.4 km/hour, 964.6 miles/hour or 838.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.08 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.5"964.44 miwest0° 06' 39.9"7.64 minorth964.19 mi
24 hours11° 15' 57.8"747.63 mieast2° 18' 00.4"158.19 minorth759.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NoumeaSun 12:36 PM862 km536 miles466 nmEast-southeast ESE
BrisbaneSun 11:36 AM985 km612 miles532 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port VilaSun 12:36 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast-northeast ENE
HoniaraSun 12:36 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNorth N
CairnsSun 11:36 AM1385 km861 miles748 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sydney *Sun 12:36 PM1684 km1046 miles909 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySun 11:36 AM1691 km1051 miles913 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Sun 12:36 PM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SuvaSun 1:36 PM2110 km1311 miles1139 nmEast E
YarenSun 1:36 PM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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