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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 = Friday, January 11, 2013 at 5:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 46' South, Longitude: 99° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.82 meters/second, 1551.0 km/hour, 963.7 miles/hour or 837.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"963.35 miWest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 miNorth963.37 mi
24 hours0° 05' 51.0"6.27 miEast0° 09' 39.8"11.08 miNorth12.73 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 01' South, Longitude: 90° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.77 meters/second, 1514.8 km/hour, 941.2 miles/hour or 817.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.69 miWest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 miNorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 23' 18.0"940.98 miWest0° 05' 46.8"6.62 miNorth941.28 mi
24 hours14° 22' 17.6"939.89 miEast2° 53' 11.8"198.52 miNorth968.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 12:30 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:30 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthFri 1:30 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaFri 12:30 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:30 PM2225 km1383 miles1201 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 1:30 PM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmNorth N
PontianakFri 12:30 PM2633 km1636 miles1422 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:30 AM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmSouthwest SW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM2768 km1720 miles1495 nmNorth N
MakassarFri 1:30 PM2829 km1758 miles1528 nmNortheast NE

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