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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 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 Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 04:08:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 36' South, Longitude: 119° 21' 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"957.70 miWest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 miNorth957.71 mi
24 hours0° 06' 38.0"7.07 miEast0° 07' 02.0"8.07 miNorth10.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 04:08:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 58' South, Longitude: 25° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.92 meters/second, 1594.5 km/hour, 990.8 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' 51.8"990.59 miWest0° 11' 00.7"12.61 miSouth990.42 mi
24 hours12° 23' 37.5"846.85 miEast4° 11' 40.3"288.30 miSouth889.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
NewmanSat 12:08 PM94 km58 miles51 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthSat 12:08 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaSat 12:53 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSat 1:38 PM1492 km927 miles806 nmEast E
DenpasarSat 12:08 PM1603 km996 miles865 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSat 1:38 PM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNortheast NE
DiliSat 1:08 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 11:08 AM1764 km1096 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 11:08 AM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarSat 12:08 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth N

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