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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 6:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 46' South, Longitude: 86° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.84 meters/second, 1551.0 km/hour, 963.8 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"963.38 miWest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 miNorth963.41 mi
24 hours0° 05' 50.7"6.26 miEast0° 09' 40.7"11.10 miNorth12.74 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 56' South, Longitude: 78° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.00 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.7 miles/hour or 818.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.70 miWest0° 00' 05.7"0.11 miNorth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 23' 20.8"941.49 miWest0° 05' 53.5"6.75 miNorth941.79 mi
24 hours14° 20' 52.3"938.79 miEast2° 55' 35.1"201.25 miNorth967.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:20 AM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaFri 12:20 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaFri 1:20 PM2747 km1707 miles1483 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 10:20 AM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmWest W
PerthFri 2:20 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM3141 km1952 miles1696 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:20 PM3189 km1982 miles1722 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleFri 11:20 AM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 10:20 AM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmWest W

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