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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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 119° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.28 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.6"964.44 miwest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 minorth964.46 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.3"6.12 mieast0° 10' 03.6"11.54 minorth13.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' South, Longitude: 123° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.90 meters/second, 1540.4 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.95 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.2"957.04 miwest0° 08' 30.2"9.75 minorth957.43 mi
24 hours13° 39' 11.4"906.48 mieast3° 49' 21.4"262.83 minorth951.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandSat 12:10 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNorth-northwest NNW
NewmanSat 12:10 PM198 km123 miles107 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthSat 12:10 PM1195 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaSat 12:55 PM1466 km911 miles792 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSat 12:10 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 1:40 PM1515 km941 miles818 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSat 1:40 PM1592 km989 miles860 nmNortheast NE
DiliSat 1:10 PM1595 km991 miles861 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 11:10 AM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 11:10 AM1737 km1080 miles938 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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