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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 6:20:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 36' South, Longitude: 87° 05' 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"964.47 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miNorth964.49 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.4"6.10 miEast0° 10' 05.8"11.58 miNorth13.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 01' South, Longitude: 92° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.64 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 04.5"958.65 miWest0° 08' 43.5"10.00 miNorth959.05 mi
24 hours13° 34' 49.2"902.98 miEast3° 53' 40.8"267.75 miNorth949.57 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 11:20 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:20 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:20 PM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 2:20 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSat 10:20 AM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmWest W
SingaporeSat 2:20 PM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:20 PM3169 km1969 miles1711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 11:20 AM3213 km1996 miles1735 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:50 AM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 10:20 AM3279 km2037 miles1770 nmWest W

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