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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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 54' South
Longitude: 128° 60' 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"987.33 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth987.36 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 04' North
Longitude: 30° 24' 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"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"999.89 miwest0° 10' 55.6"12.51 misouth1000.14 mi
24 hours11° 09' 55.5"768.07 mieast4° 29' 53.5"309.10 misouth830.16 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 AM145 km90 miles78 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekTue 1:06 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinTue 1:06 PM633 km394 miles342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsTue 1:06 PM818 km508 miles442 nmSoutheast SE
DiliTue 12:36 PM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 12:21 PM1526 km948 miles824 nmSouth S
MakassarTue 11:36 AM1755 km1091 miles948 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsTue 1:36 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmEast E
DenpasarTue 11:36 AM1806 km1122 miles975 nmWest-northwest WNW
ManokwariTue 12:36 PM1964 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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