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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 4:58:00 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 04:58:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 35' South, Longitude: 106° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.32 meters/second, 1542.0 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"957.73 miWest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 miNorth957.74 mi
24 hours0° 06' 37.8"7.06 miEast0° 07' 02.9"8.09 miNorth10.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 5, 2013 at 04:58:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' South, Longitude: 13° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.70 meters/second, 1593.7 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.50 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miSouth16.50 mi
1 hour14° 29' 48.4"990.11 miWest0° 10' 58.9"12.58 miSouth989.93 mi
24 hours12° 25' 09.2"848.23 miEast4° 10' 39.3"287.14 miSouth890.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 12:58 PM1367 km850 miles738 nmSoutheast SE
MalangSat 11:58 AM1732 km1076 miles935 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSat 11:58 AM1736 km1078 miles937 nmNorth N
DenpasarSat 12:58 PM1783 km1108 miles963 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 11:58 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 11:58 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 12:58 PM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmNortheast NE
EuclaSat 1:43 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakSat 11:58 AM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmNorth N
DiliSat 1:58 PM2534 km1575 miles1368 nmNortheast NE

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