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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 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 38' South, Longitude: 126° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.14 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.0 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.78 miwest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 minorth988.81 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.5"2.52 mieast0° 16' 38.2"19.07 minorth19.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 32' North, Longitude: 21° 24' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.27 meters/second, 1617.4 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' 58.3"1004.89 miwest0° 11' 30.6"13.18 misouth1005.02 mi
24 hours11° 18' 12.6"781.59 mieast4° 38' 04.9"318.44 misouth843.97 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 11:46 AM112 km69 miles60 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinWed 1:16 PM717 km445 miles387 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekWed 1:16 PM809 km503 miles437 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangWed 11:46 AM897 km557 miles484 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiWed 12:46 PM935 km581 miles505 nmNorth N
SameWed 12:46 PM962 km598 miles520 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsWed 1:16 PM995 km618 miles537 nmSoutheast SE
DiliWed 12:46 PM1012 km629 miles547 nmNorth N
BaucauWed 12:46 PM1015 km630 miles548 nmNorth N
EuclaWed 12:31 PM1570 km976 miles848 nmSouth S
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