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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 = Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 5:44:00 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 Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 05:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' South, Longitude: 96° 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 miNorth973.05 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.8"4.83 miEast0° 12' 52.1"14.76 miNorth15.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 05:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' North, Longitude: 175° 33' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.42 meters/second, 1571.1 km/hour, 976.2 miles/hour or 848.3 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' 08.0"0.16 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 32' 22.2"976.04 miWest0° 08' 06.5"9.29 miNorth975.79 mi
24 hours11° 07' 13.7"746.57 miEast2° 54' 51.1"200.37 miNorth768.12 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungSat 12:44 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:44 PM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:44 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:44 PM2253 km1400 miles1217 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 1:44 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSat 1:44 PM2373 km1475 miles1281 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 1:44 PM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:44 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:44 PM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:44 AM2678 km1664 miles1446 nmSouthwest SW

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