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Day and Night World Map

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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 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 15' South
Longitude: 126° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.36 meters/second, 1545.7 km/hour, 960.5 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 minorth960.14 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.5"6.72 mieast0° 08' 14.4"9.45 minorth11.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 21' North
Longitude: 147° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.12 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.5 miles/hour or 863.3 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' 52.0"993.43 miwest0° 09' 56.0"11.38 minorth993.28 mi
24 hours11° 37' 05.1"795.21 mieast3° 42' 04.8"254.41 minorth830.80 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 1:10 PM786 km488 miles424 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekWed 1:10 PM864 km537 miles466 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaWed 12:25 PM1074 km667 miles580 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 1:10 PM1183 km735 miles639 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthWed 11:40 AM1495 km929 miles807 nmSouthwest SW
DiliWed 12:40 PM1518 km943 miles820 nmNorth N
Adelaide *Wed 2:10 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarWed 11:40 AM1918 km1192 miles1036 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarWed 11:40 AM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsWed 1:40 PM2119 km1316 miles1144 nmEast-northeast ENE
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