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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 03:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 11' South, Longitude: 125° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.18 meters/second, 1577.5 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 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"979.88 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 minorth979.91 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.7"3.81 mieast0° 14' 39.4"16.80 minorth17.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 91° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.75 meters/second, 1514.7 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 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"940.88 miwest0° 02' 14.7"2.57 misouth941.00 mi
24 hours11° 42' 02.9"758.73 mieast1° 20' 09.4"91.90 misouth767.46 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekThu 1:22 PM965 km599 miles521 nmEast E
DarwinThu 1:22 PM970 km603 miles524 nmNortheast NE
KupangThu 11:52 AM1009 km627 miles545 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 1:22 PM1045 km649 miles564 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliThu 12:52 PM1176 km731 miles635 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 12:37 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarThu 11:52 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 11:52 AM1668 km1036 miles900 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthThu 11:52 AM1687 km1048 miles911 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangThu 10:52 AM1814 km1127 miles979 nmNorthwest NW
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