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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 4:30:00 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 Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 114° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.29 meters/second, 1552.6 km/hour, 964.8 miles/hour or 838.4 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 miNorth964.41 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.2"6.11 miEast0° 10' 03.9"11.54 miNorth13.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 17' South, Longitude: 118° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.00 meters/second, 1540.8 km/hour, 957.4 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.96 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 55.6"957.22 miWest0° 08' 32.2"9.78 miNorth957.61 mi
24 hours13° 38' 33.0"905.91 miEast3° 50' 00.0"263.54 miNorth951.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 12:30 PM1152 km716 miles622 nmSouth S
DenpasarSat 12:30 PM1435 km892 miles775 nmNorth N
MalangSat 11:30 AM1521 km945 miles821 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 11:30 AM1600 km994 miles864 nmNorth N
BandungSat 11:30 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSat 1:15 PM1806 km1122 miles975 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSat 1:30 PM1866 km1159 miles1007 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSat 12:30 PM1896 km1178 miles1024 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 11:30 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsSat 2:00 PM1995 km1239 miles1077 nmEast E

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