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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 4:08:00 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 04:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 42' South, Longitude: 119° 14' 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"956.93 miWest0° 00' 15.9"0.30 miNorth956.94 mi
24 hours0° 06' 44.3"7.17 miEast0° 06' 35.1"7.55 miNorth10.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 4, 2013 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' South, Longitude: 13° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.74 meters/second, 1611.9 km/hour, 1001.6 miles/hour or 870.3 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' 15.2"1001.44 miWest0° 11' 34.1"13.25 miSouth1001.39 mi
24 hours11° 44' 53.3"810.22 miEast4° 32' 27.7"312.05 miSouth865.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanFri 12:08 PM89 km55 miles48 nmSoutheast SE
PerthFri 12:08 PM1078 km670 miles582 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaFri 12:53 PM1379 km857 miles744 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsFri 1:38 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmEast E
DenpasarFri 12:08 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinFri 1:38 PM1673 km1039 miles903 nmNortheast NE
DiliFri 1:08 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangFri 11:08 AM1776 km1104 miles959 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaFri 11:08 AM1844 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarFri 12:08 PM1944 km1208 miles1049 nmNorth N

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