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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° 06' 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"962.30 miwest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 minorth962.32 mi
24 hours0° 06' 00.4"6.43 mieast0° 09' 12.6"10.56 minorth12.37 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: 99° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 415.99 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"930.30 miwest0° 02' 00.9"2.31 minorth930.40 mi
24 hours14° 55' 28.6"965.97 mieast1° 29' 48.3"102.97 minorth976.06 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 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekThu 1:16 PM980 km609 miles529 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaThu 12:31 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 1:16 PM1213 km754 miles655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthThu 11:46 AM1439 km894 miles777 nmSouthwest SW
DiliThu 12:46 PM1481 km921 miles800 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 11:46 AM1809 km1124 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Thu 2:16 PM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarThu 11:46 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaThu 10:46 AM2096 km1303 miles1132 nmNorthwest NW
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