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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 5:30:00 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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 99° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.31 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"964.43 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miNorth964.45 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.8"6.11 miEast0° 10' 04.9"11.56 miNorth13.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 08' South, Longitude: 104° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.1 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.97 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 25' 00.5"958.00 miWest0° 08' 38.3"9.90 miNorth958.39 mi
24 hours13° 36' 31.0"904.31 miEast3° 52' 01.3"265.86 miNorth950.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungSat 12:30 PM1840 km1144 miles994 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM1881 km1169 miles1015 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 1:30 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSat 12:30 PM2127 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:30 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:30 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNorth N
PontianakSat 12:30 PM2613 km1623 miles1411 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM2750 km1708 miles1485 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:30 AM2771 km1722 miles1496 nmSouthwest SW
MakassarSat 1:30 PM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNortheast NE

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