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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 Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 29' South, Longitude: 121° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.67 meters/second, 1543.2 km/hour, 958.9 miles/hour or 833.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.6"958.51 miwest0° 00' 18.1"0.35 minorth958.53 mi
24 hours0° 06' 31.4"6.95 mieast0° 07' 28.6"8.57 minorth11.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 6, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 08' South, Longitude: 40° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.79 meters/second, 1568.9 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.25 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 28' 02.5"974.59 miwest0° 09' 48.1"11.23 misouth974.33 mi
24 hours13° 10' 42.4"887.79 mieast3° 34' 05.3"245.32 misouth914.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanSun 11:58 AM248 km154 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
PerthSun 11:58 AM1211 km752 miles654 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Alice SpringsSun 1:28 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast E
EuclaSun 12:43 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSun 1:28 PM1455 km904 miles786 nmNortheast NE
DiliSun 12:58 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 11:58 AM1689 km1049 miles912 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangSun 10:58 AM1882 km1170 miles1016 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 11:58 AM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 10:58 AM1951 km1213 miles1054 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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