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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

UTC time = Tuesday, January 1, 2013 at 3:46:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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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 Latitude: 22° 59' South, Longitude: 124° 23' 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"954.91 miWest0° 00' 12.4"0.24 miNorth954.93 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 Latitude: 9° 05' North, Longitude: 14° 05' 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"993.26 miWest0° 10' 09.2"11.63 miSouth993.56 mi
24 hours10° 58' 58.3"750.21 miEast4° 15' 02.3"292.10 miSouth808.55 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 PM974 km605 miles526 nmEast E
EuclaTue 12:31 PM1061 km659 miles573 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthTue 11:46 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinTue 1:16 PM1351 km839 miles729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliTue 12:46 PM1602 km996 miles865 nmNorth N
DenpasarTue 11:46 AM1864 km1158 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Tue 2:16 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarTue 11:46 AM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaTue 10:46 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 1:46 PM2335 km1451 miles1261 nmEast-northeast ENE

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