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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 3:58:00 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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 121° 50' 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 miNorth957.71 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.1"7.07 miEast0° 07' 01.9"8.06 miNorth10.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 03:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 56' South, Longitude: 28° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.96 meters/second, 1594.7 km/hour, 990.9 miles/hour or 861.0 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 miSouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 52.5"990.69 miWest0° 11' 01.1"12.62 miSouth990.52 mi
24 hours12° 23' 19.2"846.57 miEast4° 11' 52.2"288.53 miSouth889.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanSat 11:58 AM232 km144 miles125 nmWest-southwest WSW
PerthSat 11:58 AM1194 km742 miles645 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaSat 12:43 PM1224 km761 miles661 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Alice SpringsSat 1:28 PM1239 km770 miles669 nmEast E
DarwinSat 1:28 PM1472 km915 miles795 nmNortheast NE
DiliSat 12:58 PM1604 km997 miles866 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 11:58 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangSat 10:58 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 11:58 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 10:58 AM1957 km1216 miles1056 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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