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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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 38' South
Longitude: 141° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.11 meters/second, 1591.6 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.79 miwest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 minorth988.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.9"2.53 mieast0° 16' 37.4"19.05 minorth19.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 1° 43' North
Longitude: 7° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.23 meters/second, 1617.2 km/hour, 1004.9 miles/hour or 873.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.1"1004.88 miwest0° 11' 29.8"13.17 misouth1005.01 mi
24 hours11° 17' 41.2"780.97 mieast4° 37' 59.7"318.36 misouth843.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonWed 12:46 PM49 km31 miles27 nmWest W
CairnsWed 12:46 PM458 km284 miles247 nmEast E
Tennant CreekWed 12:16 PM806 km501 miles435 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsWed 12:16 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 12:46 PM1092 km679 miles590 nmNortheast NE
DarwinWed 12:16 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneWed 12:46 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 11:46 AM1673 km1039 miles903 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Wed 1:16 PM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmSouth S
DiliWed 11:46 AM1999 km1242 miles1079 nmWest-northwest WNW
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