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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: 123° 52' 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"960.13 miwest0° 00' 20.0"0.38 minorth960.15 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° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.09 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 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"993.36 miwest0° 09' 55.4"11.37 minorth993.21 mi
24 hours11° 37' 03.7"795.12 mieast3° 41' 50.0"254.13 minorth830.63 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 PM1038 km645 miles560 nmEast E
EuclaWed 12:35 PM1157 km719 miles625 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinWed 1:20 PM1312 km816 miles709 nmNortheast NE
PerthWed 11:50 AM1335 km830 miles721 nmSouthwest SW
DiliWed 12:50 PM1527 km949 miles824 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:50 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarWed 11:50 AM1953 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangWed 10:50 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNorthwest NW
Adelaide *Wed 2:20 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaWed 10:50 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW
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