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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 = Monday, January 21, 2013 at 4:40:00 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 Monday, January 21, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 52' South, Longitude: 112° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.31 meters/second, 1570.7 km/hour, 976.0 miles/hour or 848.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.27 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 59' 49.6"975.68 miWest0° 00' 33.6"0.64 miNorth975.71 mi
24 hours0° 04' 05.0"4.43 miEast0° 13' 35.8"15.59 miNorth16.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, January 21, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 58' North, Longitude: 137° 38' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.94 meters/second, 1529.8 km/hour, 950.6 miles/hour or 826.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"15.84 miWest0° 00' 04.5"0.09 miNorth15.84 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.9"950.27 miWest0° 04' 27.2"5.11 miNorth950.07 mi
24 hours11° 29' 04.3"751.42 miEast1° 22' 22.4"94.44 miNorth754.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarMon 12:40 PM1267 km787 miles684 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangMon 11:40 AM1316 km817 miles710 nmNorth N
PerthMon 12:40 PM1373 km853 miles741 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SurakartaMon 11:40 AM1377 km856 miles744 nmNorth N
SurabayaMon 11:40 AM1394 km866 miles753 nmNorth N
SemarangMon 11:40 AM1449 km900 miles782 nmNorth N
BandungMon 11:40 AM1539 km956 miles831 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaMon 11:40 AM1652 km1026 miles892 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarMon 12:40 PM1779 km1105 miles960 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliMon 1:40 PM1858 km1155 miles1003 nmNortheast NE

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