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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 Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 59' South
Longitude: 124° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"954.98 miwest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 minorth954.99 mi
24 hours0° 07' 00.7"7.45 mieast0° 05' 13.1"5.99 minorth9.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 05' North
Longitude: 14° 21' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.09 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 32' 29.7"993.34 miwest0° 10' 09.2"11.63 misouth993.64 mi
24 hours10° 58' 58.3"750.26 mieast4° 15' 03.4"292.14 misouth808.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsTue 1:16 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmEast E
EuclaTue 12:31 PM1073 km666 miles579 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthTue 11:46 AM1284 km798 miles693 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 1:16 PM1366 km849 miles738 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliTue 12:46 PM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorth N
DenpasarTue 11:46 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Tue 2:16 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarTue 11:46 AM2038 km1267 miles1101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaTue 10:46 AM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 1:46 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-northeast ENE
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