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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 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 36' South, Longitude: 84° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.33 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 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"964.48 miWest0° 00' 24.6"0.47 miNorth964.50 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.4"6.10 miEast0° 10' 06.0"11.58 miNorth13.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 59' South, Longitude: 90° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.70 meters/second, 1543.3 km/hour, 959.0 miles/hour or 833.3 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' 05.4"958.78 miWest0° 08' 44.4"10.02 miNorth959.18 mi
24 hours13° 34' 28.8"902.71 miEast3° 54' 00.4"268.13 miNorth949.41 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 11:30 AM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmWest W
JakartaSat 1:30 PM2942 km1828 miles1589 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSat 10:30 AM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:30 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon3192 km1984 miles1724 nmNorth N
SingaporeSat 2:30 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 2:30 PM3300 km2051 miles1782 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:30 PM3312 km2058 miles1788 nmNortheast NE

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