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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° 31' 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"979.89 miwest0° 00' 36.1"0.69 minorth979.92 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° 36' 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"940.92 miwest0° 02' 15.6"2.59 misouth941.03 mi
24 hours11° 42' 01.1"758.73 mieast1° 20' 32.1"92.33 misouth767.53 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 PM137 km85 miles74 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangThu 12:02 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth N
DarwinThu 1:32 PM1160 km721 miles626 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 1:02 PM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsThu 1:32 PM1278 km794 miles690 nmEast-southeast ESE
DenpasarThu 12:02 PM1403 km872 miles758 nmNorthwest NW
EuclaThu 12:47 PM1525 km948 miles824 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthThu 12:02 PM1565 km973 miles845 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MakassarThu 12:02 PM1589 km987 miles858 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangThu 11:02 AM1627 km1011 miles878 nmNorthwest NW
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