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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

UTC time = Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 3:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 07' South, Longitude: 126° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.78 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.02 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.4"961.00 miWest0° 00' 21.1"0.40 miNorth961.02 mi
24 hours0° 06' 09.2"6.58 miEast0° 08' 40.3"9.94 miNorth11.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 03' North, Longitude: 135° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.09 meters/second, 1580.7 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.9"16.37 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 31' 00.1"982.06 miWest0° 08' 27.5"9.69 miNorth981.85 mi
24 hours11° 36' 35.1"785.44 miEast3° 03' 13.6"209.94 miNorth808.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsThu 1:10 PM751 km467 miles406 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekThu 1:10 PM821 km510 miles443 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaThu 12:25 PM1080 km671 miles583 nmSouth S
DarwinThu 1:10 PM1154 km717 miles623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliThu 12:40 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorth N
PerthThu 11:40 AM1533 km953 miles828 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Thu 2:10 PM1831 km1138 miles989 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarThu 11:40 AM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 11:40 AM2038 km1266 miles1100 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 1:40 PM2077 km1290 miles1121 nmEast-northeast ENE

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