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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: 152° 14' 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"963.18 miwest0° 00' 23.2"0.45 misouth963.16 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: 125° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.04 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' 19.5"963.94 miwest0° 07' 39.4"8.77 misouth963.69 mi
24 hours13° 51' 26.9"925.15 mieast2° 36' 51.5"179.77 misouth936.51 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 AM249 km155 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
BrisbaneSun 11:40 AM633 km393 miles342 nmSouth S
CairnsSun 11:40 AM867 km539 miles468 nmNorthwest NW
Sydney *Sun 12:40 PM1341 km833 miles724 nmSouth S
Port MoresbySun 11:40 AM1469 km913 miles793 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Canberra *Sun 12:40 PM1525 km947 miles823 nmSouth S
HoniaraSun 12:40 PM1598 km993 miles863 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port VilaSun 12:40 PM1743 km1083 miles941 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alice SpringsSun 11:10 AM1897 km1179 miles1025 nmWest W
Melbourne *Sun 12:40 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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