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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 47' South, Longitude: 116° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.80 meters/second, 1550.9 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"963.36 miwest0° 00' 23.5"0.45 minorth963.39 mi
24 hours0° 05' 51.4"6.27 mieast0° 09' 38.5"11.06 minorth12.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 08' South, Longitude: 106° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.47 meters/second, 1513.7 km/hour, 940.6 miles/hour or 817.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.68 miwest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 minorth15.68 mi
1 hour14° 23' 14.0"940.37 miwest0° 05' 37.4"6.45 minorth940.65 mi
24 hours14° 24' 13.5"941.44 mieast2° 49' 52.4"194.72 minorth968.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaFri 12:20 PM117 km73 miles63 nmNorth N
PerthFri 12:20 PM1131 km702 miles610 nmSouth S
DenpasarFri 12:20 PM1459 km907 miles788 nmNorth N
MalangFri 11:20 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 1:05 PM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaFri 11:20 AM1661 km1032 miles897 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 1:20 PM1746 km1085 miles942 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsFri 1:50 PM1775 km1103 miles959 nmEast E
DarwinFri 1:50 PM1823 km1132 miles984 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarFri 12:20 PM1864 km1158 miles1007 nmNorth N
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