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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 5:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 97° 05' 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"964.44 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miNorth964.46 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.7"6.11 miEast0° 10' 05.1"11.56 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° 07' South, Longitude: 102° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.41 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' 01.3"958.13 miWest0° 08' 39.4"9.92 miNorth958.52 mi
24 hours13° 36' 10.7"904.04 miEast3° 52' 21.3"266.24 miNorth950.19 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 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:40 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 1:40 PM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSat 12:40 PM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:40 PM2416 km1501 miles1305 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:40 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:40 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:40 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:40 PM2783 km1729 miles1503 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:40 PM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmNortheast NE

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