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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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 55' South, Longitude: 141° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.44 meters/second, 1589.2 km/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.46 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"987.28 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth987.31 mi
24 hours0° 02' 30.0"2.74 mieast0° 16' 18.5"18.69 minorth18.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 02:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 13' North, Longitude: 18° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.88 meters/second, 1608.8 km/hour, 999.6 miles/hour or 868.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"999.61 miwest0° 10' 53.8"12.48 misouth999.85 mi
24 hours11° 09' 48.1"767.71 mieast4° 29' 23.4"308.53 misouth829.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NormantonTue 12:46 PM52 km32 miles28 nmWest-northwest WNW
CairnsTue 12:46 PM468 km291 miles253 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tennant CreekTue 12:16 PM794 km493 miles429 nmWest-southwest WSW
Alice SpringsTue 12:16 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmSouthwest SW
Port MoresbyTue 12:46 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmNortheast NE
DarwinTue 12:16 PM1293 km804 miles698 nmWest-northwest WNW
BrisbaneTue 12:46 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmSoutheast SE
JayapuraTue 11:46 AM1702 km1058 miles919 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Tue 1:16 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmSouth S
EuclaTue 11:31 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSouthwest SW
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