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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 25' South
Longitude: 117° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.15 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 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"984.38 miwest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 minorth984.41 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.4"3.16 mieast0° 15' 40.8"17.98 minorth18.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 47' North
Longitude: 63° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.38 meters/second, 1571.0 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 misouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.3"976.03 miwest0° 08' 27.5"9.69 misouth976.38 mi
24 hours11° 16' 19.7"757.38 mieast3° 40' 31.6"252.66 misouth803.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandSun 12:20 PM221 km137 miles119 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarSun 12:20 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangSun 11:20 AM1282 km797 miles692 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSun 11:20 AM1355 km842 miles732 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 1:20 PM1371 km852 miles740 nmNortheast NE
SurakartaSun 11:20 AM1427 km887 miles771 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSun 12:20 PM1478 km919 miles798 nmNorth N
PerthSun 12:20 PM1513 km940 miles817 nmSouth S
DarwinSun 1:50 PM1536 km954 miles829 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 11:20 AM1693 km1052 miles914 nmNorthwest NW
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