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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 06:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' South, Longitude: 85° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.15 meters/second, 1566.5 km/hour, 973.4 miles/hour or 845.9 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"973.13 miwest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 minorth973.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.5"4.82 mieast0° 12' 52.8"14.77 minorth15.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 06:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' North, Longitude: 173° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.23 meters/second, 1570.4 km/hour, 975.8 miles/hour or 848.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.4"16.26 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 minorth16.26 mi
1 hour14° 32' 21.6"975.68 miwest0° 08' 03.6"9.24 minorth975.44 mi
24 hours348° 52' 29.6"746.61 miwest2° 53' 35.2"198.94 minorth767.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:26 PM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:26 AM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaSat 1:26 PM2748 km1707 miles1484 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisSat 10:26 AM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:26 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:56 AM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeSat 2:26 PM3086 km1918 miles1666 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:26 PM3112 km1934 miles1681 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSat 10:26 AM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmWest W
PerthSat 2:26 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmEast-southeast ESE
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