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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.

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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° 30' 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"987.34 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth987.37 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° 50' 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"16.67 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"999.95 miwest0° 10' 55.9"12.52 misouth1000.19 mi
24 hours11° 09' 57.0"768.14 mieast4° 29' 59.5"309.21 misouth830.26 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 AM129 km80 miles70 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinTue 1:16 PM761 km473 miles411 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekTue 1:16 PM834 km518 miles450 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangTue 11:46 AM912 km567 miles492 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiTue 12:46 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth N
SameTue 12:46 PM988 km614 miles534 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsTue 1:16 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmSoutheast SE
DiliTue 12:46 PM1038 km645 miles561 nmNorth N
EuclaTue 12:31 PM1545 km960 miles834 nmSouth S
DenpasarTue 11:46 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmNorthwest NW
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