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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 areas 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 5:38:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 24' South, Longitude: 98° 41' East

The ground speed is currently 440.19 meters/second, 1584.7 kilometres/hour, 984.7 miles/hour or 855.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"984.39 miWest0° 00' 38.9"0.74 miNorth984.42 mi
24 hours0° 02' 52.8"3.15 miEast0° 15' 41.9"18.00 miNorth18.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, January 27, 2013 at 05:38:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 36' North, Longitude: 82° 07' West

The ground speed is currently 436.72 meters/second, 1572.2 kilometres/hour, 976.9 miles/hour or 848.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.28 miWest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miSouth16.28 mi
1 hour14° 31' 39.6"976.74 miWest0° 08' 32.6"9.79 miSouth977.08 mi
24 hours11° 15' 52.8"757.40 miEast3° 42' 23.4"254.77 miSouth804.19 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSun 12:08 PM722 km449 miles390 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungSun 12:38 PM1597 km992 miles862 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:38 PM1618 km1006 miles874 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 12:38 PM1663 km1033 miles898 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 12:38 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSun 12:38 PM1900 km1180 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaSun 12:38 PM1959 km1218 miles1058 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:38 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 1:38 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSun 1:38 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSoutheast SE

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