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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 06:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' South, Longitude: 80° 54' 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"973.15 miwest0° 00' 31.8"0.61 minorth973.18 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.2"4.82 mieast0° 12' 53.2"14.78 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° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.14 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"975.49 miwest0° 08' 02.2"9.21 minorth975.24 mi
24 hours348° 52' 21.8"746.61 miwest2° 52' 59.8"198.26 minorth767.62 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 PM1700 km1057 miles918 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:46 AM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmSouth S
Port LouisSat 10:46 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:46 AM2652 km1648 miles1432 nmWest W
MaleSat 11:46 AM2824 km1754 miles1525 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:16 PM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmNorth N
JakartaSat 1:46 PM3206 km1992 miles1731 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaSat 10:46 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:46 AM3362 km2089 miles1816 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:46 PM3445 km2141 miles1860 nmNortheast NE
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