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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 Friday, January 31, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 25' South, Longitude: 130° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.64 meters/second, 1593.5 km/hour, 990.2 miles/hour or 860.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.50 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.3"989.98 miwest0° 00' 41.7"0.80 minorth990.01 mi
24 hours0° 02' 10.7"2.40 mieast0° 16' 52.6"19.34 minorth19.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 03:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 45' South, Longitude: 132° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.52 meters/second, 1571.5 km/hour, 976.5 miles/hour or 848.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.27 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 minorth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.9"976.40 miwest0° 10' 13.2"11.71 minorth976.77 mi
24 hours13° 43' 15.8"929.30 mieast4° 22' 58.0"301.24 minorth983.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tennant CreekFri 1:00 PM455 km283 miles246 nmEast-southeast ESE
DarwinFri 1:00 PM549 km341 miles297 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsFri 1:00 PM776 km482 miles419 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DiliFri 12:30 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaFri 12:15 PM1588 km987 miles858 nmSouth S
CairnsFri 1:30 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmEast E
MakassarFri 11:30 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmNorthwest NW
ManokwariFri 12:30 PM1871 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 11:30 AM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmWest-northwest WNW
JayapuraFri 12:30 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNortheast NE
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