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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 Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 21' South, Longitude: 126° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.82 meters/second, 1594.1 km/hour, 990.6 miles/hour or 860.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.5"990.30 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.33 mi
24 hours0° 02' 05.5"2.30 mieast0° 16' 56.6"19.42 minorth19.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 06' South, Longitude: 10° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.50 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.3 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.2"1003.14 miwest0° 11' 34.7"13.26 misouth1003.14 mi
24 hours11° 36' 16.6"801.53 mieast4° 33' 22.9"313.09 misouth858.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Halls CreekThu 11:46 AM130 km81 miles70 nmSoutheast SE
DarwinThu 1:16 PM690 km429 miles373 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekThu 1:16 PM815 km506 miles440 nmEast-southeast ESE
KupangThu 11:46 AM870 km541 miles470 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SuaiThu 12:46 PM906 km563 miles489 nmNorth N
SameThu 12:46 PM932 km579 miles503 nmNorth N
DiliThu 12:46 PM983 km611 miles531 nmNorth N
BaucauThu 12:46 PM984 km612 miles531 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsThu 1:16 PM1014 km630 miles547 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarThu 11:46 AM1575 km979 miles851 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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