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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 48' South, Longitude: 151° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.75 meters/second, 1550.7 km/hour, 963.6 miles/hour or 837.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.9"963.25 miwest0° 00' 23.2"0.45 misouth963.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 40.9"6.08 mieast0° 09' 07.1"10.46 misouth12.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 01:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 11' South, Longitude: 124° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.03 meters/second, 1551.7 km/hour, 964.2 miles/hour or 837.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.07 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 26' 19.3"964.00 miwest0° 07' 39.2"8.77 misouth963.75 mi
24 hours13° 51' 29.1"925.25 mieast2° 36' 48.8"179.73 misouth936.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
RockhamptonSun 11:40 AM229 km143 miles124 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSun 11:40 AM637 km396 miles344 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 11:40 AM844 km525 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sun 12:40 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySun 11:40 AM1459 km906 miles788 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Canberra *Sun 12:40 PM1520 km944 miles820 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 12:40 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSun 12:40 PM1771 km1101 miles956 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSun 11:10 AM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmWest W
Melbourne *Sun 12:40 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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