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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 37' South
Longitude: 116° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.28 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.8 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"964.45 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 minorth964.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.2"6.12 mieast0° 10' 03.7"11.54 minorth13.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 18' South
Longitude: 121° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.95 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.96 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.0"957.17 miwest0° 08' 31.3"9.77 minorth957.56 mi
24 hours13° 38' 51.1"906.21 mieast3° 49' 41.9"263.22 minorth951.47 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 12:20 PM235 km146 miles127 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 12:20 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmSouth S
DenpasarSat 12:20 PM1443 km897 miles779 nmNorth N
MalangSat 11:20 AM1570 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 1:05 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSat 11:20 AM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 1:20 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSat 1:50 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmEast E
DarwinSat 1:50 PM1805 km1121 miles974 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarSat 12:20 PM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth N
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