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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° 40' 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"958.58 miwest0° 00' 18.1"0.35 minorth958.59 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° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.79 meters/second, 1568.8 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"974.65 miwest0° 09' 48.0"11.23 misouth974.39 mi
24 hours13° 10' 44.6"887.88 mieast3° 34' 03.1"245.30 misouth914.36 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 AM221 km138 miles120 nmWest-southwest WSW
PerthSun 11:58 AM1197 km744 miles646 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaSun 12:43 PM1245 km773 miles672 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsSun 1:28 PM1256 km781 miles678 nmEast E
DarwinSun 1:28 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmNortheast NE
DiliSun 12:58 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 11:58 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangSun 10:58 AM1867 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 11:58 AM1934 km1202 miles1044 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 10:58 AM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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