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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

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 06:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 20' South, Longitude: 84° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.10 meters/second, 1544.8 km/hour, 959.9 miles/hour or 834.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.00 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 59' 43.8"959.53 miwest0° 00' 19.4"0.37 minorth959.55 mi
24 hours0° 06' 23.5"6.82 mieast0° 07' 57.7"9.13 minorth11.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 7, 2013 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 01' South, Longitude: 17° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.80 meters/second, 1536.5 km/hour, 954.7 miles/hour or 829.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 44.9"954.49 miwest0° 07' 34.4"8.68 misouth954.21 mi
24 hours14° 04' 52.0"931.48 mieast2° 30' 39.4"172.70 misouth940.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:26 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaMon 12:26 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisMon 10:26 AM2840 km1764 miles1533 nmWest W
JakartaMon 1:26 PM2968 km1844 miles1603 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisMon 10:26 AM3038 km1888 miles1640 nmWest W
MaleMon 11:26 AM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthMon 2:26 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 11:26 AM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:56 AM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmNorth N
SingaporeMon 2:26 PM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmNortheast NE
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