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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 05:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 104° 18' 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 minorth964.51 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.9"6.11 mieast0° 10' 04.6"11.56 minorth13.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 109° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.24 meters/second, 1541.7 km/hour, 958.0 miles/hour or 832.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"15.97 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 59.0"957.82 miwest0° 08' 36.5"9.87 minorth958.21 mi
24 hours13° 37' 09.5"904.88 mieast3° 51' 23.5"265.15 minorth950.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 1:10 PM1621 km1007 miles875 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:10 PM1664 km1034 miles899 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:10 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth N
MalangSat 12:10 PM1760 km1094 miles950 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:10 PM1829 km1136 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 1:10 PM1851 km1150 miles999 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:10 PM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:10 PM2446 km1520 miles1320 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSat 12:10 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSat 1:10 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNorth N
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