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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 5:00:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 107° 05' 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"964.41 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miNorth964.43 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° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.18 meters/second, 1541.4 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' 58.1"957.61 miWest0° 08' 35.3"9.84 miNorth958.00 mi
24 hours13° 37' 32.0"905.11 miEast3° 51' 01.0"264.71 miNorth950.81 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 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmSoutheast SE
MalangSat 12:00 Noon1623 km1008 miles876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSat 12:00 Noon1627 km1011 miles878 nmNorth N
DenpasarSat 1:00 PM1679 km1043 miles907 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:00 Noon1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:00 Noon1712 km1064 miles924 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:00 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSat 12:00 Noon2401 km1492 miles1296 nmNorth N
EuclaSat 1:45 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmEast-southeast ESE
DiliSat 2:00 PM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmEast-northeast ENE

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