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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 106° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.30 meters/second, 1552.7 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"964.48 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 minorth964.50 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.0"6.11 mieast0° 10' 04.4"11.55 minorth13.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 12' South, Longitude: 111° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.19 meters/second, 1541.5 km/hour, 957.8 miles/hour or 832.3 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' 58.2"957.69 miwest0° 08' 35.5"9.85 minorth958.08 mi
24 hours13° 37' 29.8"905.15 mieast3° 51' 03.2"264.77 minorth950.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 1:00 PM1456 km905 miles786 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:00 Noon1628 km1012 miles879 nmNorth N
MalangSat 12:00 Noon1638 km1018 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 1:00 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:00 Noon1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:00 Noon1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:00 PM2275 km1414 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSat 12:00 Noon2404 km1494 miles1298 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 1:45 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliSat 2:00 PM2478 km1540 miles1338 nmEast-northeast ENE
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