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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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 27' South
Longitude: 116° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.78 meters/second, 1554.4 km/hour, 965.9 miles/hour or 839.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.8"965.57 miwest0° 00' 25.7"0.49 minorth965.59 mi
24 hours0° 05' 32.6"5.95 mieast0° 10' 28.6"12.01 minorth13.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 28' South
Longitude: 134° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.34 meters/second, 1570.8 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"16.27 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.0"975.98 miwest0° 10' 33.0"12.09 minorth976.39 mi
24 hours12° 50' 15.1"867.15 mieast4° 27' 50.5"306.83 minorth926.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandSun 12:20 PM216 km134 miles117 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 12:20 PM1168 km726 miles631 nmSouth S
DenpasarSun 12:20 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth N
MalangSun 11:20 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSun 11:20 AM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 1:05 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSun 1:20 PM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 1:50 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSun 1:50 PM1786 km1110 miles965 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarSun 12:20 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNorth N
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