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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 4, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 42' South, Longitude: 121° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.97 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"956.99 miwest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 minorth957.01 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.4"7.17 mieast0° 06' 35.0"7.55 minorth10.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 24' South, Longitude: 16° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.76 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.7"1001.55 miwest0° 11' 34.2"13.25 misouth1001.51 mi
24 hours11° 44' 41.1"810.07 mieast4° 32' 32.4"312.16 misouth865.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanFri 11:58 AM190 km118 miles103 nmWest-southwest WSW
PerthFri 11:58 AM1164 km724 miles629 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaFri 12:43 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsFri 1:28 PM1275 km793 miles689 nmEast E
DarwinFri 1:28 PM1508 km937 miles814 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:58 PM1627 km1011 miles878 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 11:58 AM1690 km1050 miles912 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangFri 10:58 AM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaFri 10:58 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 11:58 AM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth N
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