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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 8, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 15' South, Longitude: 128° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.36 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.4 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.1"960.12 miwest0° 00' 20.0"0.38 minorth960.13 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.6"6.72 mieast0° 08' 14.2"9.45 minorth11.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 19' North, Longitude: 144° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.15 meters/second, 1598.9 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 51.9"993.50 miwest0° 09' 56.5"11.39 minorth993.35 mi
24 hours11° 37' 06.5"795.29 mieast3° 42' 19.3"254.69 minorth830.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsWed 1:00 PM538 km334 miles290 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekWed 1:00 PM625 km388 miles337 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaWed 12:15 PM1044 km649 miles564 nmSouth S
DarwinWed 1:00 PM1104 km686 miles596 nmNorth N
DiliWed 12:30 PM1556 km967 miles840 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthWed 11:30 AM1676 km1042 miles905 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Wed 2:00 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CairnsWed 1:30 PM1869 km1161 miles1009 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarWed 11:30 AM2095 km1301 miles1131 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarWed 11:30 AM2150 km1336 miles1161 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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