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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 = Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 6:36:00 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 Sunday, January 20, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 04' South, Longitude: 83° 46' 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"974.42 miWest0° 00' 32.7"0.62 miNorth974.45 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 Latitude: 16° 58' North, Longitude: 177° 02' 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"961.54 miWest0° 06' 16.7"7.20 miNorth961.30 mi
24 hours11° 18' 23.0"748.14 miEast2° 08' 12.5"146.96 miNorth758.09 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 PM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:36 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Port LouisSun 10:36 AM2744 km1705 miles1481 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:36 AM2907 km1806 miles1569 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSun 1:36 PM2930 km1820 miles1582 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSun 10:36 AM2951 km1834 miles1594 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:06 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmNorth N
SingaporeSun 2:36 PM3223 km2002 miles1740 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:36 PM3232 km2008 miles1745 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 2:36 PM3455 km2147 miles1866 nmEast-southeast ESE

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