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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 = Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 5:20:00 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 Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 56' South, Longitude: 101° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.36 meters/second, 1549.3 km/hour, 962.7 miles/hour or 836.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.04 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.8"962.30 miWest0° 00' 22.5"0.43 miNorth962.32 mi
24 hours0° 05' 59.9"6.42 miEast0° 09' 14.2"10.59 miNorth12.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 10, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 37' South, Longitude: 77° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 416.14 meters/second, 1498.1 km/hour, 930.9 miles/hour or 808.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.3"15.51 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.51 mi
1 hour14° 22' 24.0"930.58 miWest0° 02' 15.2"2.58 miNorth930.70 mi
24 hours14° 54' 11.0"964.85 miEast1° 35' 15.7"109.21 miNorth975.87 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungThu 12:20 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthThu 1:20 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmSoutheast SE
JakartaThu 12:20 PM1825 km1134 miles986 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 12:20 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 12:20 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 1:20 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNortheast NE
PontianakThu 12:20 PM2555 km1587 miles1379 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeThu 1:20 PM2577 km1601 miles1391 nmNorth N
MakassarThu 1:20 PM2650 km1646 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:20 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth N

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