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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 = Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 3:48:00 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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 124° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.31 meters/second, 1541.9 km/hour, 958.1 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.97 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.2"957.69 miWest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 miNorth957.70 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.1"7.07 miEast0° 07' 01.6"8.06 miNorth10.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 30° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.00 meters/second, 1594.8 km/hour, 991.0 miles/hour or 861.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.8"16.51 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 29' 53.2"990.78 miWest0° 11' 01.4"12.63 miSouth990.61 mi
24 hours12° 23' 01.0"846.30 miEast4° 12' 04.2"288.76 miSouth888.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsSat 1:18 PM984 km612 miles532 nmEast E
EuclaSat 12:33 PM1102 km685 miles595 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DarwinSat 1:18 PM1316 km818 miles711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 11:48 AM1333 km829 miles720 nmSouthwest SW
DiliSat 12:48 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth N
DenpasarSat 11:48 AM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Sat 2:18 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarSat 11:48 AM2003 km1245 miles1081 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 10:48 AM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsSat 1:48 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmEast-northeast ENE

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