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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 01:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 50' South, Longitude: 157° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.54 meters/second, 1539.2 km/hour, 956.4 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"956.04 miwest0° 00' 14.4"0.28 minorth956.05 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.7"7.33 mieast0° 05' 58.8"6.86 minorth10.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 01:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 02' South, Longitude: 179° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.37 meters/second, 1556.5 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.12 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 24' 32.6"967.08 miwest0° 09' 02.1"10.35 minorth967.45 mi
24 hours13° 50' 26.6"928.95 mieast3° 58' 49.6"273.63 minorth975.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneFri 11:32 AM703 km437 miles380 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaFri 12:32 PM892 km554 miles482 nmEast E
Lord Howe Island *Fri 12:32 PM974 km605 miles526 nmSouth S
Port VilaFri 12:32 PM1235 km768 miles667 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Fri 12:32 PM1381 km858 miles746 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsFri 11:32 AM1418 km881 miles766 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraFri 12:32 PM1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth N
Canberra *Fri 12:32 PM1615 km1004 miles872 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbyFri 11:32 AM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Fri 12:32 PM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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