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Day and Night World Map

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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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 36' South
Longitude: 124° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.31 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.2"957.75 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 minorth957.77 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.1"7.07 mieast0° 07' 01.6"8.06 minorth10.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 54' South
Longitude: 30° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.00 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.52 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.1"990.84 miwest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 misouth990.67 mi
24 hours12° 23' 03.0"846.39 mieast4° 12' 03.0"288.76 misouth888.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsSat 1:18 PM1011 km628 miles546 nmEast E
EuclaSat 12:33 PM1114 km692 miles601 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthSat 11:48 AM1316 km818 miles711 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinSat 1:18 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSat 12:48 PM1562 km971 miles843 nmNorth N
DenpasarSat 11:48 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Sat 2:18 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarSat 11:48 AM1995 km1240 miles1077 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 10:48 AM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 1:48 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmEast-northeast ENE
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