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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° 14' 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"979.94 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 minorth979.97 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.8"3.81 mieast0° 14' 39.4"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: 89° 02' 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"940.91 miwest0° 02' 13.8"2.56 misouth941.03 mi
24 hours11° 42' 04.3"758.78 mieast1° 19' 49.3"91.52 misouth767.45 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 AM115 km71 miles62 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekThu 1:12 PM732 km455 miles395 nmEast E
DarwinThu 1:12 PM837 km520 miles452 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsThu 1:12 PM850 km528 miles459 nmSoutheast SE
DiliThu 12:42 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 12:27 PM1395 km867 miles753 nmSouth S
DenpasarThu 11:42 AM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 11:42 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthThu 11:42 AM1817 km1129 miles981 nmSouthwest SW
CairnsThu 1:42 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmEast E
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