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Day and Night World Map

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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 02:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 50' South
Longitude: 143° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.55 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"956.07 miwest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 minorth956.08 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.5"7.33 mieast0° 05' 59.9"6.88 minorth10.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 02:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 53' South
Longitude: 166° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.67 meters/second, 1557.6 km/hour, 967.9 miles/hour or 841.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"16.13 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.13 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.7"967.76 miwest0° 09' 07.4"10.45 minorth968.14 mi
24 hours346° 11' 17.4"927.59 miwest4° 00' 31.2"275.57 minorth974.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
LongreachFri 12:30 PM118 km73 miles64 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsFri 12:30 PM704 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsFri 12:00 Noon970 km603 miles524 nmWest W
Tennant CreekFri 12:00 Noon1009 km627 miles545 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneFri 12:30 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmEast-southeast ESE
Adelaide *Fri 1:00 PM1417 km880 miles765 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Fri 1:30 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Canberra *Fri 1:30 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Port MoresbyFri 12:30 PM1538 km956 miles830 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Melbourne *Fri 1:30 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmSouth S
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