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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 4:48:00 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 27, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 111° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.16 meters/second, 1584.6 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"984.34 miWest0° 00' 38.8"0.74 miNorth984.37 mi
24 hours0° 02' 53.2"3.16 miEast0° 15' 41.2"17.98 miNorth18.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 04:48:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 43' North, Longitude: 70° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.50 meters/second, 1571.4 km/hour, 976.4 miles/hour or 848.5 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' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.27 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.9"976.24 miWest0° 08' 29.3"9.73 miSouth976.58 mi
24 hours11° 16' 10.2"757.35 miEast3° 41' 10.9"253.39 miSouth803.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DenpasarSun 12:48 PM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSun 11:48 AM1165 km724 miles629 nmNorth N
SurakartaSun 11:48 AM1201 km746 miles648 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 11:48 AM1245 km774 miles672 nmNorth N
SemarangSun 11:48 AM1267 km788 miles684 nmNorth N
BandungSun 11:48 AM1329 km826 miles718 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSun 11:48 AM1438 km894 miles777 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthSun 12:48 PM1571 km976 miles849 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarSun 12:48 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 11:48 AM1845 km1146 miles996 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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