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Day and Night World Map

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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 35' South
Longitude: 106° 34' 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"957.79 miwest0° 00' 17.0"0.33 minorth957.81 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 07' South
Longitude: 13° 19' 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 misouth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 29' 48.3"990.16 miwest0° 10' 58.8"12.58 misouth989.99 mi
24 hours12° 25' 11.2"848.32 mieast4° 10' 38.0"287.14 misouth890.18 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 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 11:58 AM1737 km1080 miles938 nmNorth N
MalangSat 11:58 AM1747 km1085 miles943 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 12:58 PM1798 km1117 miles971 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 11:58 AM1820 km1131 miles983 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 11:58 AM1821 km1131 miles983 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarSat 12:58 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmNortheast NE
EuclaSat 1:43 PM2425 km1507 miles1309 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakSat 11:58 AM2514 km1562 miles1358 nmNorth N
DiliSat 1:58 PM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmNortheast NE
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