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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

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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: 123° 60' 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"987.35 miwest0° 00' 40.3"0.77 minorth987.38 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: 35° 15' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.06 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"1000.00 miwest0° 10' 56.2"12.53 misouth1000.25 mi
24 hours11° 09' 58.5"768.21 mieast4° 30' 05.4"309.32 misouth830.35 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 AM187 km116 miles101 nmWest W
KupangTue 11:56 AM857 km533 miles463 nmNorth N
DarwinTue 1:26 PM950 km590 miles513 nmNortheast NE
SuaiTue 12:56 PM959 km596 miles518 nmNorth N
SameTue 12:56 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth N
DiliTue 12:56 PM1047 km651 miles566 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsTue 1:26 PM1211 km753 miles654 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarTue 11:56 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarTue 11:56 AM1497 km930 miles808 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaTue 12:41 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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