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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 Monday, January 28, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 10' South, Longitude: 126° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.80 meters/second, 1586.9 km/hour, 986.0 miles/hour or 856.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.44 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.0"985.84 miwest0° 00' 39.5"0.76 minorth985.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 41.5"2.95 mieast0° 16' 00.1"18.34 minorth18.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 28, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 12' North, Longitude: 43° 60' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.36 meters/second, 1592.5 km/hour, 989.5 miles/hour or 859.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 31' 59.0"989.46 miwest0° 09' 53.1"11.32 misouth989.78 mi
24 hours11° 10' 08.5"760.45 mieast4° 10' 09.8"286.55 misouth816.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekMon 11:46 AM129 km80 miles69 nmEast E
DarwinMon 1:16 PM787 km489 miles425 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekMon 1:16 PM831 km517 miles449 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangMon 11:46 AM938 km583 miles507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsMon 1:16 PM985 km612 miles532 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiMon 12:46 PM988 km614 miles533 nmNorth N
SameMon 12:46 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth N
DiliMon 12:46 PM1067 km663 miles576 nmNorth N
EuclaMon 12:31 PM1517 km942 miles819 nmSouth S
DenpasarMon 11:46 AM1605 km997 miles867 nmNorthwest NW
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