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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 7:20:00 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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 36' South, Longitude: 72° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.34 meters/second, 1552.8 km/hour, 964.9 miles/hour or 838.5 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"964.52 miWest0° 00' 24.7"0.47 miNorth964.54 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.1"6.10 miEast0° 10' 06.7"11.60 miNorth13.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 52' South, Longitude: 78° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.99 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.6 miles/hour or 833.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.99 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.5"959.43 miWest0° 08' 49.3"10.11 miNorth959.84 mi
24 hours13° 32' 46.7"901.37 miEast3° 55' 37.9"269.99 miNorth948.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Sat 11:20 AM927 km576 miles501 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM1526 km948 miles824 nmWest W
Diego GarciaSat 1:20 PM1583 km983 miles855 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM1728 km1074 miles933 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:20 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSat 10:20 AM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 12:20 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 12:20 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmSouth S
MoroniSat 10:20 AM3258 km2024 miles1759 nmWest-northwest WNW

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