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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 Monday, January 7, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 21' South, Longitude: 128° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.05 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.36 miwest0° 00' 19.1"0.37 minorth959.38 mi
24 hours0° 06' 24.4"6.84 mieast0° 07' 54.5"9.07 minorth11.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 03:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 39' South, Longitude: 59° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.77 meters/second, 1540.0 km/hour, 956.9 miles/hour or 831.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.95 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 misouth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 25' 59.9"956.58 miwest0° 07' 51.8"9.01 misouth956.30 mi
24 hours13° 59' 15.5"927.06 mieast2° 38' 39.9"181.87 misouth938.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsMon 1:04 PM614 km381 miles331 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekMon 1:04 PM704 km438 miles380 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaMon 12:19 PM1036 km644 miles559 nmSouth S
DarwinMon 1:04 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliMon 12:34 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorth N
PerthMon 11:34 AM1608 km999 miles868 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Mon 2:04 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmSoutheast SE
CairnsMon 1:34 PM1951 km1213 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarMon 11:34 AM2044 km1270 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarMon 11:34 AM2120 km1317 miles1145 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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