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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 = Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 2:46:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 141° 49' 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"988.72 miWest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 miNorth988.75 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 Latitude: 1° 44' North, Longitude: 6° 52' 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"1004.81 miWest0° 11' 29.8"13.16 miSouth1004.94 mi
24 hours11° 17' 40.6"780.90 miEast4° 37' 59.5"318.34 miSouth843.39 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 PM79 km49 miles43 nmWest W
CairnsWed 12:46 PM428 km266 miles231 nmEast E
Tennant CreekWed 12:16 PM835 km519 miles451 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsWed 12:16 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyWed 12:46 PM1076 km669 miles581 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinWed 12:16 PM1311 km815 miles708 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneWed 12:46 PM1584 km984 miles855 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraWed 11:46 AM1675 km1041 miles904 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Wed 1:16 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmSouth S
DiliWed 11:46 AM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmWest-northwest WNW

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