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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: 124° 48' 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"981.40 miwest0° 00' 37.0"0.71 minorth981.43 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° 45' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.35 meters/second, 1527.7 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"949.03 miwest0° 04' 30.6"5.17 misouth949.26 mi
24 hours11° 35' 40.0"758.20 mieast2° 12' 49.1"152.25 misouth778.08 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 PM965 km600 miles521 nmNortheast NE
KupangFri 11:52 AM979 km608 miles529 nmNorth N
Tennant CreekFri 1:22 PM990 km615 miles535 nmEast E
Alice SpringsFri 1:22 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliFri 12:52 PM1151 km715 miles621 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 12:37 PM1470 km914 miles794 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarFri 11:52 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarFri 11:52 AM1634 km1015 miles882 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthFri 11:52 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MalangFri 10:52 AM1778 km1105 miles960 nmNorthwest NW
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