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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 = Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 4:10:00 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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 119° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.28 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.7 miles/hour or 838.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.08 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miNorth16.08 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.6"964.37 miWest0° 00' 24.5"0.47 miNorth964.39 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.3"6.12 miEast0° 10' 03.5"11.53 miNorth13.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 19' South, Longitude: 123° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.89 meters/second, 1540.4 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.95 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 24' 54.1"956.96 miWest0° 08' 30.2"9.74 miNorth957.35 mi
24 hours13° 39' 13.6"906.44 miEast3° 49' 19.0"262.76 miNorth951.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandSat 12:10 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorthwest NW
NewmanSat 12:10 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouth S
PerthSat 12:10 PM1203 km747 miles650 nmSouth-southwest SSW
EuclaSat 12:55 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmSoutheast SE
Alice SpringsSat 1:40 PM1488 km924 miles803 nmEast-southeast ESE
DenpasarSat 12:10 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DarwinSat 1:40 PM1569 km975 miles847 nmNortheast NE
DiliSat 1:10 PM1582 km983 miles854 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 11:10 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 11:10 AM1750 km1087 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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