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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 Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 26' South, Longitude: 87° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.82 meters/second, 1554.6 km/hour, 966.0 miles/hour or 839.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.10 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 minorth16.10 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.9"965.59 miwest0° 00' 25.8"0.49 minorth965.62 mi
24 hours0° 05' 31.7"5.94 mieast0° 10' 30.6"12.05 minorth13.44 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 13, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 07' South, Longitude: 106° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.00 meters/second, 1573.2 km/hour, 977.5 miles/hour or 849.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.29 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 minorth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 27' 07.1"977.40 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 minorth977.80 mi
24 hours12° 46' 23.3"863.88 mieast4° 30' 01.7"309.31 minorth923.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:20 AM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSun 12:20 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 1:20 PM2709 km1683 miles1463 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 2:20 PM3071 km1908 miles1658 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSun 10:20 AM3089 km1919 miles1668 nmWest W
SingaporeSun 2:20 PM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:20 PM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSun 11:20 AM3201 km1989 miles1729 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:50 AM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSun 10:20 AM3290 km2044 miles1776 nmWest W
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