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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 3:56:00 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 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 54' South, Longitude: 124° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.47 meters/second, 1589.3 km/hour, 987.5 miles/hour or 858.2 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' 29.4"2.73 miEast0° 16' 19.5"18.71 miNorth18.91 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 00' North, Longitude: 34° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.05 meters/second, 1609.4 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"999.93 miWest0° 10' 56.2"12.53 miSouth1000.17 mi
24 hours11° 09' 58.4"768.15 miEast4° 30' 04.7"309.29 miSouth830.28 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeTue 11:56 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest W
KupangTue 11:56 AM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 1:26 PM927 km576 miles500 nmNortheast NE
SuaiTue 12:56 PM955 km594 miles516 nmNorth N
SameTue 12:56 PM995 km618 miles537 nmNorth N
DiliTue 12:56 PM1043 km648 miles563 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsTue 1:26 PM1188 km738 miles641 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarTue 11:56 AM1417 km880 miles765 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarTue 11:56 AM1507 km937 miles814 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 12:41 PM1596 km991 miles862 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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