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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 Friday, January 25, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 125° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.83 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.36 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.4"981.33 miwest0° 00' 37.0"0.71 minorth981.36 mi
24 hours0° 03' 17.7"3.60 mieast0° 15' 00.1"17.20 minorth17.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 25, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 04' North, Longitude: 79° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.6 km/hour, 949.2 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.7"15.82 miwest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.3"948.96 miwest0° 04' 30.6"5.17 misouth949.19 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.3"758.14 mieast2° 12' 46.8"152.20 misouth778.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinFri 1:22 PM945 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekFri 1:22 PM961 km597 miles519 nmEast E
KupangFri 11:52 AM984 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 1:22 PM1053 km654 miles569 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliFri 12:52 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 12:37 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarFri 11:52 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarFri 11:52 AM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 11:52 AM1713 km1065 miles925 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangFri 10:52 AM1801 km1119 miles972 nmNorthwest NW
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