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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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' South, Longitude: 124° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.35 meters/second, 1538.4 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.5"955.60 miwest0° 00' 13.6"0.26 minorth955.61 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.8"7.36 mieast0° 05' 40.5"6.51 minorth9.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 50' North, Longitude: 3° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.13 meters/second, 1613.3 km/hour, 1002.4 miles/hour or 871.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.71 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.8"1002.40 miwest0° 11' 04.3"12.68 misouth1002.61 mi
24 hours11° 02' 48.0"761.46 mieast4° 32' 14.4"311.78 misouth824.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsWed 1:16 PM991 km616 miles535 nmEast E
EuclaWed 12:31 PM1076 km669 miles581 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthWed 11:46 AM1299 km807 miles701 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinWed 1:16 PM1352 km840 miles730 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliWed 12:46 PM1594 km991 miles861 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:46 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Wed 2:16 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarWed 11:46 AM2032 km1263 miles1097 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 10:46 AM2122 km1319 miles1146 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 1:46 PM2349 km1460 miles1269 nmEast-northeast ENE
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