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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 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 36' South, Longitude: 89° 18' 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"964.53 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 minorth964.55 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.4"6.10 mieast0° 10' 05.6"11.58 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° 42' 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"958.60 miwest0° 08' 42.6"9.98 minorth959.00 mi
24 hours13° 35' 07.2"903.28 mieast3° 53' 23.2"267.44 minorth949.77 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 AM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:10 PM2405 km1495 miles1299 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:10 PM2546 km1582 miles1375 nmNortheast NE
BandungSat 1:10 PM2552 km1586 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 2:10 PM2869 km1782 miles1549 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSat 2:10 PM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:10 PM3052 km1896 miles1648 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 2:10 PM3126 km1942 miles1688 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSat 1:10 PM3231 km2007 miles1744 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 10:10 AM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmWest W
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