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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 = Friday, January 18, 2013 at 6:36:00 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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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° 37' 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"971.75 miWest0° 00' 30.8"0.59 miNorth971.78 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° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.17 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"16.48 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 32' 31.1"988.95 miWest0° 09' 33.8"10.96 miNorth988.76 mi
24 hours11° 00' 46.8"748.99 miEast3° 32' 40.4"243.65 miNorth783.07 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 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:36 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisFri 10:36 AM2724 km1693 miles1471 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:36 AM2930 km1821 miles1582 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:36 AM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaFri 1:36 PM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:06 PM3055 km1898 miles1650 nmNorth N
SingaporeFri 2:36 PM3267 km2030 miles1764 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:36 PM3276 km2036 miles1769 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:36 AM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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