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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 2:52:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 02:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' South, Longitude: 140° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.15 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.1 miles/hour or 851.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.34 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.0"979.82 miWest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 miNorth979.85 mi
24 hours0° 03' 30.2"3.82 miEast0° 14' 38.5"16.79 miNorth17.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 02:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 26' North, Longitude: 76° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.65 meters/second, 1514.3 km/hour, 941.0 miles/hour or 817.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.68 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miSouth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 40.9"940.66 miWest0° 02' 08.9"2.46 miSouth940.77 mi
24 hours11° 42' 12.5"758.73 miEast1° 17' 53.3"89.29 miSouth767.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Mount IsaThu 12:52 PM179 km111 miles97 nmSouth-southwest SSW
NormantonThu 12:52 PM201 km125 miles109 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekThu 12:22 PM614 km382 miles332 nmWest W
CairnsThu 12:52 PM659 km410 miles356 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsThu 12:22 PM809 km502 miles437 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 12:22 PM1232 km766 miles665 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 12:52 PM1325 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 12:52 PM1614 km1003 miles872 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Thu 1:22 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmSouth S
EuclaThu 11:37 AM1777 km1104 miles960 nmSouthwest SW

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