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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 = Friday, January 4, 2013 at 3:58:00 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 Friday, January 4, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 42' South, Longitude: 121° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.97 meters/second, 1540.7 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.96 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.0"956.92 miWest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 miNorth956.94 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.4"7.17 miEast0° 06' 34.9"7.55 miNorth10.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 23' South, Longitude: 16° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.76 meters/second, 1612.0 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 15.7"1001.49 miWest0° 11' 34.2"13.25 miSouth1001.45 mi
24 hours11° 44' 39.6"809.99 miEast4° 32' 33.1"312.15 miSouth864.97 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanFri 11:58 AM217 km135 miles117 nmWest-southwest WSW
PerthFri 11:58 AM1178 km732 miles636 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaFri 12:43 PM1221 km758 miles659 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsFri 1:28 PM1249 km776 miles674 nmEast E
DarwinFri 1:28 PM1489 km925 miles804 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 12:58 PM1619 km1006 miles874 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 11:58 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangFri 10:58 AM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 11:58 AM1959 km1218 miles1058 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 10:58 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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