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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 6:10:00 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 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 36' South, Longitude: 89° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.32 meters/second, 1552.8 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"964.46 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miNorth964.48 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.4"6.10 miEast0° 10' 05.6"11.57 miNorth13.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 94° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.98 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 25' 03.8"958.52 miWest0° 08' 42.5"9.98 miNorth958.92 mi
24 hours13° 35' 09.6"903.24 miEast3° 53' 21.0"267.38 miNorth949.72 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:10 AM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:10 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:10 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNortheast NE
BandungSat 1:10 PM2529 km1572 miles1366 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 2:10 PM2843 km1767 miles1535 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSat 2:10 PM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:10 PM3041 km1890 miles1642 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 2:10 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSat 1:10 PM3210 km1995 miles1733 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:40 AM3324 km2065 miles1795 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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