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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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 44' South, Longitude: 158° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.86 meters/second, 1540.3 km/hour, 957.1 miles/hour or 831.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.00 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.74 miwest0° 00' 15.5"0.30 minorth956.76 mi
24 hours0° 06' 47.6"7.23 mieast0° 06' 25.7"7.37 minorth10.33 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 01:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 03' South, Longitude: 165° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.69 meters/second, 1582.9 km/hour, 983.6 miles/hour or 854.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.39 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 26' 20.3"983.51 miwest0° 10' 47.1"12.35 minorth983.86 mi
24 hours13° 07' 51.1"894.43 mieast4° 30' 19.2"309.63 minorth951.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BrisbaneSat 11:30 AM755 km469 miles407 nmSouthwest SW
NoumeaSat 12:30 PM829 km515 miles447 nmEast E
Lord Howe Island *Sat 12:30 PM979 km608 miles529 nmSouth S
Port VilaSat 12:30 PM1174 km729 miles634 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sydney *Sat 12:30 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CairnsSat 11:30 AM1471 km914 miles794 nmWest-northwest WNW
HoniaraSat 12:30 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNorth N
Canberra *Sat 12:30 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port MoresbySat 11:30 AM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorthwest NW
Melbourne *Sat 12:30 PM2108 km1310 miles1138 nmSouthwest SW
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