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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 Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 03:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 128° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.13 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"984.27 miwest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 minorth984.30 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.8"3.17 mieast0° 15' 40.3"17.96 minorth18.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 03:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 53' North, Longitude: 53° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.19 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 31' 37.6"975.53 miwest0° 08' 24.5"9.63 misouth975.87 mi
24 hours11° 16' 34.9"757.28 mieast3° 39' 28.2"251.43 misouth803.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekSun 11:38 AM110 km68 miles59 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekSun 1:08 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSun 1:08 PM699 km435 miles378 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSun 1:08 PM794 km493 miles429 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSun 12:38 PM1143 km710 miles617 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 12:23 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmSouth S
MakassarSun 11:38 AM1782 km1107 miles962 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSun 11:38 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 1:38 PM1820 km1131 miles983 nmEast E
PerthSun 11:38 AM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSouthwest SW
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