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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 Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' South, Longitude: 124° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.54 meters/second, 1575.2 km/hour, 978.8 miles/hour or 850.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.31 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.5"978.51 miwest0° 00' 35.2"0.68 minorth978.54 mi
24 hours0° 03' 41.7"4.02 mieast0° 14' 18.3"16.40 minorth16.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 49' North, Longitude: 103° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.65 meters/second, 1510.8 km/hour, 938.7 miles/hour or 815.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.65 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 30' 45.6"938.48 miwest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 minorth938.48 mi
24 hours11° 43' 05.4"757.86 mieast0° 24' 49.6"28.47 misouth759.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekWed 1:22 PM998 km620 miles539 nmEast E
DarwinWed 1:22 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsWed 1:22 PM1063 km661 miles574 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliWed 12:52 PM1205 km749 miles651 nmNorth N
EuclaWed 12:37 PM1423 km884 miles768 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarWed 11:52 AM1566 km973 miles845 nmNorthwest NW
PerthWed 11:52 AM1646 km1023 miles889 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarWed 11:52 AM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangWed 10:52 AM1805 km1121 miles975 nmNorthwest NW
SurabayaWed 10:52 AM1863 km1158 miles1006 nmNorthwest NW
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