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Day and Night World Map

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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 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 36' South
Longitude: 86° 48' 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"964.54 miwest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 minorth964.56 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 01' South
Longitude: 92° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.65 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.9 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' 04.6"958.73 miwest0° 08' 43.5"10.00 minorth959.13 mi
24 hours13° 34' 46.8"903.01 mieast3° 53' 43.0"267.81 minorth949.62 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 AM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:20 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:20 PM2751 km1710 miles1486 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 10:20 AM3049 km1895 miles1646 nmWest W
PerthSat 2:20 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSat 2:20 PM3138 km1950 miles1695 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:20 PM3182 km1977 miles1718 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 11:20 AM3199 km1988 miles1727 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:50 AM3240 km2013 miles1749 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 10:20 AM3250 km2019 miles1755 nmWest W
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