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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 3:46:00 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 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 126° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.47 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"987.27 miWest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 miNorth987.30 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 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 02' North, Longitude: 32° 34' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.03 meters/second, 1609.3 km/hour, 1000.0 miles/hour or 869.0 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"999.87 miWest0° 10' 55.9"12.52 miSouth1000.11 mi
24 hours11° 09' 56.8"768.08 miEast4° 29' 58.7"309.18 miSouth830.19 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 11:46 AM101 km63 miles55 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinTue 1:16 PM743 km462 miles401 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekTue 1:16 PM805 km500 miles435 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangTue 11:46 AM923 km573 miles498 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiTue 12:46 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsTue 1:16 PM979 km608 miles529 nmSoutheast SE
SameTue 12:46 PM992 km616 miles535 nmNorth N
DiliTue 12:46 PM1042 km647 miles562 nmNorth N
EuclaTue 12:31 PM1541 km958 miles832 nmSouth S
DenpasarTue 11:46 AM1616 km1004 miles872 nmNorthwest NW

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