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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 3:50:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 429.36 meters/second, 1545.7 kilometres/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 444.10 meters/second, 1598.7 kilometres/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsWed 1:20 PM1011 km628 miles546 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 AM1782 km1108 miles962 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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