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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 06:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' South, Longitude: 83° 41' 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"973.07 miwest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 minorth973.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.3"4.82 mieast0° 12' 52.9"14.77 minorth15.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 05' North, Longitude: 171° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.19 meters/second, 1570.3 km/hour, 975.7 miles/hour or 847.9 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' 21.5"975.53 miwest0° 08' 02.9"9.22 minorth975.28 mi
24 hours348° 52' 26.1"746.56 miwest2° 53' 19.4"198.62 minorth767.67 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 12:36 PM1879 km1167 miles1015 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:36 AM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 10:36 AM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:36 AM2925 km1818 miles1580 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 10:36 AM2941 km1827 miles1588 nmWest W
JakartaSat 1:36 PM2948 km1832 miles1592 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:06 PM3033 km1885 miles1638 nmNorth N
SingaporeSat 2:36 PM3245 km2016 miles1752 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:36 PM3253 km2021 miles1756 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:36 AM3440 km2138 miles1858 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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