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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 Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 46' South
Longitude: 86° 42' 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"963.45 miwest0° 00' 23.6"0.45 minorth963.47 mi
24 hours0° 05' 50.7"6.26 mieast0° 09' 40.7"11.10 minorth12.75 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 11, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 56' South
Longitude: 77° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.00 meters/second, 1515.6 km/hour, 941.8 miles/hour or 818.4 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' 20.9"941.56 miwest0° 05' 53.6"6.76 minorth941.86 mi
24 hours14° 20' 50.3"938.83 mieast2° 55' 38.2"201.32 minorth967.78 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 AM1982 km1231 miles1070 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaFri 12:20 PM2215 km1376 miles1196 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaFri 1:20 PM2770 km1721 miles1496 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 10:20 AM3038 km1888 miles1641 nmWest W
PerthFri 2:20 PM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM3159 km1963 miles1706 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:20 PM3202 km1990 miles1729 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleFri 11:20 AM3210 km1995 miles1733 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 10:20 AM3238 km2012 miles1749 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM3255 km2023 miles1758 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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