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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 27, 2013 at 4:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 118° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.15 meters/second, 1584.5 km/hour, 984.6 miles/hour or 855.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.41 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.41 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.5"984.31 miWest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 miNorth984.34 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.4"3.16 miEast0° 15' 40.8"17.98 miNorth18.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 04:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 47' North, Longitude: 63° 14' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.37 meters/second, 1570.9 km/hour, 976.1 miles/hour or 848.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.27 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.3"975.96 miWest0° 08' 27.4"9.69 miSouth976.30 mi
24 hours11° 16' 20.0"757.32 miEast3° 40' 29.9"252.61 miSouth803.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port HedlandSun 12:20 PM213 km133 miles115 nmSouth S
DenpasarSun 12:20 PM1127 km700 miles609 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangSun 11:20 AM1302 km809 miles703 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 1:20 PM1353 km841 miles730 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSun 11:20 AM1368 km850 miles739 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaSun 11:20 AM1441 km895 miles778 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSun 12:20 PM1475 km917 miles797 nmNorth N
DarwinSun 1:50 PM1509 km938 miles815 nmEast-northeast ENE
PerthSun 12:20 PM1517 km943 miles819 nmSouth S
BandungSun 11:20 AM1713 km1064 miles925 nmNorthwest NW

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