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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: 124° 44' 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"979.95 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 minorth979.98 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° 27' 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' 41.2"940.95 miwest0° 02' 14.8"2.58 misouth941.07 mi
24 hours11° 42' 02.6"758.79 mieast1° 20' 12.0"91.95 misouth767.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinThu 1:22 PM989 km615 miles534 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekThu 1:22 PM994 km618 miles537 nmEast E
KupangThu 11:52 AM1005 km625 miles543 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 1:22 PM1070 km665 miles578 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliThu 12:52 PM1178 km732 miles636 nmNorth N
EuclaThu 12:37 PM1446 km899 miles781 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarThu 11:52 AM1550 km963 miles837 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 11:52 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthThu 11:52 AM1672 km1039 miles903 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangThu 10:52 AM1792 km1113 miles968 nmNorthwest NW
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