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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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' South, Longitude: 98° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.13 meters/second, 1566.5 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.22 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 59' 48.5"973.02 miwest0° 00' 31.7"0.61 minorth973.04 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.9"4.83 mieast0° 12' 52.0"14.75 minorth15.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' North, Longitude: 173° 37' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.45 meters/second, 1571.2 km/hour, 976.3 miles/hour or 848.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.27 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.3"976.12 miwest0° 08' 07.1"9.30 minorth975.87 mi
24 hours11° 07' 10.7"746.57 mieast2° 55' 05.0"200.64 minorth768.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungSat 12:36 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:36 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengkuluSat 12:36 PM1866 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:36 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 1:36 PM2144 km1332 miles1158 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSat 1:36 PM2196 km1365 miles1186 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 1:36 PM2452 km1524 miles1324 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:36 PM2525 km1569 miles1363 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:36 PM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:36 PM2800 km1740 miles1512 nmNortheast NE
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