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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: 83° 45' 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"970.52 miwest0° 00' 29.8"0.57 minorth970.55 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° 02' 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"999.40 miwest0° 10' 46.6"12.35 minorth999.30 mi
24 hours11° 00' 59.7"757.29 mieast4° 05' 22.9"281.08 minorth804.31 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 PM1917 km1191 miles1035 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:34 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisThu 10:34 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 10:34 AM2943 km1828 miles1589 nmWest W
JakartaThu 1:34 PM2964 km1842 miles1601 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 11:34 AM2970 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:04 PM3079 km1913 miles1663 nmNorth N
SingaporeThu 2:34 PM3273 km2033 miles1767 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:34 PM3284 km2041 miles1773 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 11:34 AM3399 km2112 miles1835 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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