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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 31, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 151° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.77 meters/second, 1594.0 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.26 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 06.3"2.32 mieast0° 16' 55.4"19.40 minorth19.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 02:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 47' South, Longitude: 13° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.65 meters/second, 1615.1 km/hour, 1003.6 miles/hour or 872.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 28.1"1003.55 miwest0° 11' 35.3"13.27 misouth1003.56 mi
24 hours11° 34' 44.6"800.04 mieast4° 34' 07.3"313.95 misouth857.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CairnsThu 12:08 PM566 km352 miles306 nmWest W
Port MoresbyThu 12:08 PM972 km604 miles525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BrisbaneThu 12:08 PM1136 km706 miles614 nmSouth S
HoniaraThu 1:08 PM1302 km809 miles703 nmNortheast NE
Sydney *Thu 1:08 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmSouth S
Port VilaThu 1:08 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast E
Alice SpringsThu 11:38 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmWest-southwest WSW
JayapuraThu 11:08 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmNorthwest NW
Canberra *Thu 1:08 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth S
DarwinThu 11:38 AM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmWest-northwest WNW
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