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Day and Night World Map

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 17' South
Longitude: 83° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.15 meters/second, 1566.6 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"973.14 miwest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 minorth973.17 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.3"4.82 mieast0° 12' 53.0"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 05' North
Longitude: 171° 34' 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"975.58 miwest0° 08' 02.9"9.22 minorth975.34 mi
24 hours348° 52' 25.7"746.61 miwest2° 53' 17.6"198.60 minorth767.71 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 PM1860 km1155 miles1004 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:36 AM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSat 10:36 AM2705 km1681 miles1461 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:36 AM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:36 AM2914 km1811 miles1573 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 1:36 PM2973 km1848 miles1606 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:06 PM3029 km1882 miles1636 nmNorth N
SingaporeSat 2:36 PM3266 km2029 miles1763 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:36 PM3272 km2033 miles1766 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:36 AM3432 km2132 miles1853 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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