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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 Thursday, January 9, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 07' South, Longitude: 126° 28' 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"961.07 miwest0° 00' 21.1"0.40 minorth961.09 mi
24 hours0° 06' 09.2"6.58 mieast0° 08' 40.3"9.95 minorth11.93 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° 27' 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"982.12 miwest0° 08' 27.5"9.69 minorth981.91 mi
24 hours11° 36' 35.2"785.49 mieast3° 03' 11.6"209.91 minorth808.38 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 PM779 km484 miles421 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tennant CreekThu 1:10 PM849 km527 miles458 nmEast-northeast ENE
EuclaThu 12:25 PM1086 km675 miles586 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinThu 1:10 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliThu 12:40 PM1504 km934 miles812 nmNorth N
PerthThu 11:40 AM1514 km941 miles817 nmSouthwest SW
Adelaide *Thu 2:10 PM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarThu 11:40 AM1913 km1189 miles1033 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarThu 11:40 AM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmNorth-northwest NNW
CairnsThu 1:40 PM2105 km1308 miles1136 nmEast-northeast ENE
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