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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 Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 129° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.14 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.84 miwest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 minorth988.87 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.5"2.52 mieast0° 16' 38.0"19.07 minorth19.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 34' North, Longitude: 19° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.26 meters/second, 1617.3 km/hour, 1005.0 miles/hour or 873.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 58.4"1004.95 miwest0° 11' 30.5"13.18 misouth1005.08 mi
24 hours11° 18' 07.8"781.54 mieast4° 38' 04.2"318.45 misouth843.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekWed 11:36 AM160 km99 miles86 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tennant CreekWed 1:06 PM588 km365 miles317 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinWed 1:06 PM603 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsWed 1:06 PM839 km522 miles453 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiWed 12:36 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangWed 11:36 AM1015 km630 miles548 nmNorthwest NW
DiliWed 12:36 PM1071 km666 miles578 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 12:21 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmSouth S
MakassarWed 11:36 AM1734 km1078 miles936 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 1:36 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmEast E
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