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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 04:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 122° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.19 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"979.96 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 minorth979.99 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.7"3.81 mieast0° 14' 39.6"16.81 minorth17.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 24' North, Longitude: 93° 53' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.77 meters/second, 1514.8 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"940.99 miwest0° 02' 15.7"2.59 misouth941.10 mi
24 hours11° 42' 01.0"758.79 mieast1° 20' 34.7"92.39 misouth767.59 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeThu 12:02 PM134 km83 miles72 nmNorth N
KupangThu 12:02 PM1008 km626 miles544 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 1:32 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 1:02 PM1229 km763 miles663 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsThu 1:32 PM1305 km811 miles704 nmEast-southeast ESE
DenpasarThu 12:02 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 12:47 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthThu 12:02 PM1554 km965 miles839 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarThu 12:02 PM1583 km983 miles855 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangThu 11:02 AM1607 km999 miles868 nmNorthwest NW
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