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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 6:46:00 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 06:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' South, Longitude: 81° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.16 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"973.08 miWest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 miNorth973.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.2"4.82 miEast0° 12' 53.2"14.77 miNorth15.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 19, 2013 at 06:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 06' North, Longitude: 169° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.15 meters/second, 1570.1 km/hour, 975.6 miles/hour or 847.8 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' 21.4"975.43 miWest0° 08' 02.2"9.21 miNorth975.19 mi
24 hours348° 52' 22.2"746.56 miWest2° 53' 01.8"198.29 miNorth767.58 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 12:46 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:46 AM1973 km1226 miles1065 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 10:46 AM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:46 AM2681 km1666 miles1448 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:46 AM2833 km1760 miles1529 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:16 PM3008 km1869 miles1624 nmNorth N
JakartaSat 1:46 PM3180 km1976 miles1717 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaSat 10:46 AM3281 km2039 miles1772 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:46 AM3369 km2094 miles1819 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:46 PM3427 km2129 miles1850 nmNortheast NE

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