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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 7, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 23' South, Longitude: 126° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.96 meters/second, 1544.3 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.99 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.7"959.22 miwest0° 00' 19.0"0.36 minorth959.24 mi
24 hours0° 06' 25.5"6.86 mieast0° 07' 48.2"8.95 minorth11.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 08' North, Longitude: 158° 49' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.45 meters/second, 1610.8 km/hour, 1000.9 miles/hour or 869.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.68 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.6"1000.90 miwest0° 11' 02.2"12.64 minorth1000.86 mi
24 hours11° 44' 20.7"809.96 mieast4° 13' 01.4"289.80 minorth857.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsTue 1:10 PM794 km493 miles428 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekTue 1:10 PM879 km546 miles474 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaTue 12:25 PM1062 km660 miles574 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinTue 1:10 PM1201 km746 miles649 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthTue 11:40 AM1477 km918 miles798 nmSouthwest SW
DiliTue 12:40 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Tue 2:10 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarTue 11:40 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarTue 11:40 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsTue 1:40 PM2133 km1325 miles1151 nmEast-northeast ENE
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