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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 04:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 42' South, Longitude: 118° 57' 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"957.00 miwest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 minorth957.01 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.3"7.17 mieast0° 06' 35.1"7.56 minorth10.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' South, Longitude: 13° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 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' 15.2"1001.50 miwest0° 11' 34.1"13.25 misouth1001.46 mi
24 hours11° 44' 54.8"810.30 mieast4° 32' 27.0"312.06 misouth865.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanFri 12:08 PM108 km67 miles58 nmSoutheast SE
PerthFri 12:08 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaFri 12:53 PM1398 km869 miles755 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsFri 1:38 PM1530 km951 miles826 nmEast E
DenpasarFri 12:08 PM1603 km996 miles866 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 1:38 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 1:08 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangFri 11:08 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaFri 11:08 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 12:08 PM1944 km1208 miles1050 nmNorth N
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