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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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' South, Longitude: 125° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.33 meters/second, 1549.2 km/hour, 962.6 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.04 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.8"962.23 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 minorth962.25 mi
24 hours0° 06' 00.4"6.43 mieast0° 09' 12.6"10.56 minorth12.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 41' South, Longitude: 100° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.98 meters/second, 1497.5 km/hour, 930.5 miles/hour or 808.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.51 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.04 minorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 22.9"930.23 miwest0° 02' 00.6"2.31 minorth930.33 mi
24 hours14° 55' 29.5"965.92 mieast1° 29' 44.3"102.88 minorth975.99 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsThu 1:16 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekThu 1:16 PM952 km592 miles514 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaThu 12:31 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 1:16 PM1199 km745 miles647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthThu 11:46 AM1456 km905 miles786 nmSouthwest SW
DiliThu 12:46 PM1481 km920 miles800 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 11:46 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Thu 2:16 PM1933 km1201 miles1044 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarThu 11:46 AM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:46 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorthwest NW
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