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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 Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 42' South, Longitude: 84° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.99 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.18 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.7"970.46 miwest0° 00' 29.8"0.57 minorth970.48 mi
24 hours0° 04' 49.9"5.21 mieast0° 12' 06.9"13.89 minorth14.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 17, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 26' North, Longitude: 150° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.79 meters/second, 1608.4 km/hour, 999.4 miles/hour or 868.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.66 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 minorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 32' 20.2"999.34 miwest0° 10' 46.8"12.35 minorth999.24 mi
24 hours11° 01' 00.0"757.24 mieast4° 05' 24.2"281.08 minorth804.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:34 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:34 AM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisThu 10:34 AM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmWest W
JakartaThu 1:34 PM2939 km1826 miles1587 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisThu 10:34 AM2972 km1846 miles1605 nmWest W
MaleThu 11:34 AM2981 km1852 miles1610 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:04 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNorth N
SingaporeThu 2:34 PM3252 km2021 miles1756 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:34 PM3266 km2029 miles1764 nmNortheast NE
PerthThu 2:34 PM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmEast-southeast ESE
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