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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 03:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 15' South, Longitude: 124° 09' 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"960.06 miwest0° 00' 20.0"0.38 minorth960.08 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.5"6.72 mieast0° 08' 14.6"9.45 minorth11.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 03:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 22' North, Longitude: 149° 13' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.10 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 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' 52.1"993.30 miwest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 minorth993.15 mi
24 hours11° 37' 03.8"795.08 mieast3° 41' 51.7"254.14 minorth830.59 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 1:20 PM1010 km627 miles545 nmEast E
EuclaWed 12:35 PM1145 km712 miles618 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 1:20 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmNortheast NE
PerthWed 11:50 AM1352 km840 miles730 nmSouthwest SW
DiliWed 12:50 PM1523 km947 miles823 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:50 AM1780 km1106 miles961 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarWed 11:50 AM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Wed 2:20 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaWed 10:50 AM2061 km1280 miles1113 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 1:50 PM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmEast E
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