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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 02:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' South, Longitude: 139° 44' 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"979.89 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 minorth979.92 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° 57' 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"940.73 miwest0° 02' 09.0"2.46 misouth940.84 mi
24 hours11° 42' 12.3"758.78 mieast1° 17' 55.7"89.35 misouth767.13 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 PM172 km107 miles93 nmSouth S
NormantonThu 12:52 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekThu 12:22 PM585 km363 miles316 nmWest W
CairnsThu 12:52 PM687 km427 miles371 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsThu 12:22 PM787 km489 miles425 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinThu 12:22 PM1208 km751 miles652 nmNorthwest NW
Port MoresbyThu 12:52 PM1343 km835 miles725 nmNortheast NE
BrisbaneThu 12:52 PM1638 km1018 miles884 nmSoutheast SE
Adelaide *Thu 1:22 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouth S
EuclaThu 11:37 AM1760 km1094 miles950 nmSouthwest SW
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