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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 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 37' South, Longitude: 124° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.15 meters/second, 1591.7 km/hour, 989.1 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"16.49 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.86 miwest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 minorth988.89 mi
24 hours0° 02' 17.4"2.52 mieast0° 16' 38.3"19.07 minorth19.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 30, 2013 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 30' North, Longitude: 24° 05' 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' 58.0"1004.97 miwest0° 11' 30.8"13.18 misouth1005.10 mi
24 hours11° 18' 18.6"781.78 mieast4° 38' 05.8"318.48 misouth844.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BroomeWed 11:56 AM195 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
KupangWed 11:56 AM827 km514 miles447 nmNorth N
DarwinWed 1:26 PM928 km576 miles501 nmNortheast NE
SuaiWed 12:56 PM929 km577 miles501 nmNorth N
SameWed 12:56 PM969 km602 miles523 nmNorth N
EndeWed 11:56 AM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 12:56 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsWed 1:26 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarWed 11:56 AM1375 km855 miles743 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarWed 11:56 AM1470 km913 miles794 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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