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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 36' South, Longitude: 84° 18' 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"964.54 miwest0° 00' 24.7"0.47 minorth964.57 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: 89° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.71 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' 05.6"958.86 miwest0° 08' 44.6"10.02 minorth959.26 mi
24 hours13° 34' 26.4"902.74 mieast3° 54' 02.6"268.19 minorth949.46 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 AM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmWest W
JakartaSat 1:30 PM2967 km1843 miles1602 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSat 10:30 AM2992 km1859 miles1615 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:30 AM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon3188 km1981 miles1721 nmNorth N
SingaporeSat 2:30 PM3306 km2054 miles1785 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:30 AM3321 km2063 miles1793 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PerthSat 2:30 PM3326 km2067 miles1796 nmEast-southeast ESE
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