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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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 99° 18' 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"964.50 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 minorth964.52 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.8"6.11 mieast0° 10' 05.0"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° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.36 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"958.08 miwest0° 08' 38.5"9.90 minorth958.48 mi
24 hours13° 36' 28.8"904.35 mieast3° 52' 03.5"265.92 minorth950.40 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 PM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 1:30 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSat 12:30 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:30 PM2229 km1385 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:30 PM2581 km1604 miles1393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:30 PM2625 km1631 miles1417 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:30 AM2751 km1709 miles1485 nmSouthwest SW
MakassarSat 1:30 PM2833 km1761 miles1530 nmNortheast NE
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