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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° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.13 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.5 miles/hour or 855.6 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"984.34 miwest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 minorth984.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.8"3.17 mieast0° 15' 40.4"17.97 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° 20' 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"975.61 miwest0° 08' 24.5"9.64 misouth975.95 mi
24 hours11° 16' 34.6"757.34 mieast3° 39' 29.9"251.48 misouth803.15 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 AM81 km50 miles44 nmWest-northwest WNW
Tennant CreekSun 1:08 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinSun 1:08 PM710 km441 miles383 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSun 1:08 PM814 km506 miles440 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSun 12:38 PM1134 km705 miles612 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 12:23 PM1468 km912 miles793 nmSouth S
MakassarSun 11:38 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSun 11:38 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSun 1:38 PM1850 km1149 miles999 nmEast E
PerthSun 11:38 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmSouthwest SW
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