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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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 20° 04' South
Longitude: 83° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.75 meters/second, 1568.7 km/hour, 974.8 miles/hour or 847.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.25 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.25 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.1"974.49 miwest0° 00' 32.7"0.62 minorth974.52 mi
24 hours0° 04' 15.8"4.62 mieast0° 13' 15.4"15.20 minorth15.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 58' North
Longitude: 177° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.96 meters/second, 1547.9 km/hour, 961.8 miles/hour or 835.8 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.03 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 31' 57.9"961.60 miwest0° 06' 16.6"7.20 minorth961.36 mi
24 hours11° 18' 23.5"748.20 mieast2° 08' 10.3"146.93 minorth758.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:36 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:36 AM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSun 10:36 AM2715 km1687 miles1466 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:36 AM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSun 10:36 AM2922 km1816 miles1578 nmWest W
JakartaSun 1:36 PM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:06 PM3007 km1868 miles1624 nmNorth N
SingaporeSun 2:36 PM3243 km2015 miles1751 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:36 PM3248 km2018 miles1754 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:36 AM3457 km2148 miles1866 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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