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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 4:20:00 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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 117° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.28 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.8 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"964.38 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miNorth964.40 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.2"6.12 miEast0° 10' 03.7"11.54 miNorth13.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 18' South, Longitude: 121° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.95 meters/second, 1540.6 km/hour, 957.3 miles/hour or 831.9 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' 54.9"957.09 miWest0° 08' 31.1"9.76 miNorth957.48 mi
24 hours13° 38' 53.3"906.18 miEast3° 49' 39.5"263.15 miNorth951.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KarrathaSat 12:20 PM101 km63 miles54 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port HedlandSat 12:20 PM213 km132 miles115 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 12:20 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouth S
DenpasarSat 12:20 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
MalangSat 11:20 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 1:05 PM1618 km1006 miles874 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSat 11:20 AM1655 km1028 miles894 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 1:20 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Alice SpringsSat 1:50 PM1742 km1082 miles940 nmEast E
DarwinSat 1:50 PM1780 km1106 miles961 nmEast-northeast ENE

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