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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 Friday, January 18, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 29' South, Longitude: 83° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.56 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.20 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.2"971.82 miwest0° 00' 30.8"0.59 minorth971.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 38.7"5.02 mieast0° 12' 30.2"14.34 minorth15.19 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 18, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 32' North, Longitude: 160° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.16 meters/second, 1591.8 km/hour, 989.1 miles/hour or 859.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.49 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.49 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"989.01 miwest0° 09' 33.8"10.96 minorth988.82 mi
24 hours11° 00' 47.0"749.04 mieast3° 32' 38.7"243.64 minorth783.11 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:36 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:36 AM1997 km1241 miles1078 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisFri 10:36 AM2695 km1675 miles1455 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:36 AM2901 km1803 miles1567 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:36 AM2932 km1822 miles1583 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaFri 1:36 PM2992 km1859 miles1615 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:06 PM3051 km1896 miles1648 nmNorth N
SingaporeFri 2:36 PM3288 km2043 miles1775 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:36 PM3294 km2047 miles1779 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:36 AM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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