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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 37' South, Longitude: 96° 48' 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"964.51 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 minorth964.53 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.7"6.11 mieast0° 10' 05.1"11.57 minorth13.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' South, Longitude: 101° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.42 meters/second, 1542.3 km/hour, 958.3 miles/hour or 832.8 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' 01.5"958.21 miwest0° 08' 39.4"9.92 minorth958.61 mi
24 hours13° 36' 08.4"904.08 mieast3° 52' 23.5"266.30 minorth950.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungSat 12:40 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:40 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 1:40 PM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSat 12:40 PM2336 km1451 miles1261 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:40 PM2440 km1516 miles1318 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:40 AM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:40 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:40 PM2749 km1708 miles1484 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:40 PM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarSat 1:40 PM3044 km1892 miles1644 nmEast-northeast ENE
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