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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 31, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 143° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.62 meters/second, 1593.4 km/hour, 990.1 miles/hour or 860.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.3"989.93 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 minorth989.96 mi
24 hours0° 02' 11.1"2.40 mieast0° 16' 51.9"19.33 minorth19.48 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 02:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 54' South, Longitude: 144° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.27 meters/second, 1570.6 km/hour, 975.9 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.27 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 24' 57.0"975.84 miwest0° 10' 09.4"11.64 minorth976.21 mi
24 hours13° 44' 28.7"930.19 mieast4° 21' 47.6"299.89 minorth983.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonFri 12:40 PM213 km132 miles115 nmWest W
CairnsFri 12:40 PM294 km183 miles159 nmEast E
Tennant CreekFri 12:10 PM969 km602 miles523 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port MoresbyFri 12:40 PM989 km614 miles534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsFri 12:10 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinFri 12:10 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneFri 12:40 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraFri 11:40 AM1667 km1036 miles900 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Fri 1:10 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sydney *Fri 1:40 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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