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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 03:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' South, Longitude: 127° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.18 meters/second, 1577.4 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.0"979.87 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 minorth979.90 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.8"3.81 mieast0° 14' 39.2"16.80 minorth17.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 03:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 88° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.73 meters/second, 1514.6 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.1"940.84 miwest0° 02' 13.6"2.55 misouth940.96 mi
24 hours11° 42' 04.4"758.73 mieast1° 19' 46.9"91.46 misouth767.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekThu 11:42 AM106 km66 miles58 nmNorth N
Tennant CreekThu 1:12 PM703 km437 miles379 nmEast E
DarwinThu 1:12 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsThu 1:12 PM827 km514 miles446 nmSoutheast SE
DiliThu 12:42 PM1194 km742 miles644 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 12:27 PM1392 km865 miles751 nmSouth S
DenpasarThu 11:42 AM1763 km1096 miles952 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 11:42 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthThu 11:42 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 1:42 PM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmEast E
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