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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

UTC time = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 3:36:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 129° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.46 meters/second, 1589.3 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"987.26 miWest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 miNorth987.29 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.5"2.74 miEast0° 16' 19.2"18.71 miNorth18.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 04' North, Longitude: 30° 08' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.01 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"999.81 miWest0° 10' 55.5"12.51 miSouth1000.06 mi
24 hours11° 09' 55.2"768.01 miEast4° 29' 52.8"309.06 miSouth830.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekTue 11:36 AM174 km108 miles94 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekTue 1:06 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinTue 1:06 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsTue 1:06 PM801 km498 miles432 nmSoutheast SE
DiliTue 12:36 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 12:21 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmSouth S
CairnsTue 1:36 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmEast E
MakassarTue 11:36 AM1773 km1102 miles958 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarTue 11:36 AM1833 km1139 miles990 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariTue 12:36 PM1956 km1215 miles1056 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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