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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 = Wednesday, January 2, 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 Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 54' South, Longitude: 124° 30' 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"955.53 miWest0° 00' 13.6"0.26 miNorth955.54 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° 06' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.12 meters/second, 1613.2 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"1002.32 miWest0° 11' 04.2"12.68 miSouth1002.54 mi
24 hours11° 02' 47.6"761.39 miEast4° 32' 13.8"311.75 miSouth824.36 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 PM964 km599 miles520 nmEast E
EuclaWed 12:31 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthWed 11:46 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinWed 1:16 PM1337 km830 miles722 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliWed 12:46 PM1592 km989 miles859 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:46 AM1862 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Wed 2:16 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarWed 11:46 AM2040 km1268 miles1101 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 10:46 AM2140 km1330 miles1155 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 1:46 PM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmEast-northeast ENE

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