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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 = Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 4:46:00 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 Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 53' South, Longitude: 111° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 441.50 meters/second, 1589.4 kilometres/hour, 987.6 miles/hour or 858.2 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"16.46 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.4"987.33 miWest0° 00' 40.4"0.77 miNorth987.36 mi
24 hours0° 02' 29.0"2.73 miEast0° 16' 20.0"18.72 miNorth18.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, January 29, 2013 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 51' North, Longitude: 47° 06' West

The ground speed is currently 447.18 meters/second, 1609.8 kilometres/hour, 1000.3 miles/hour or 869.2 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' 32.0"16.67 miWest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 miSouth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 32' 08.0"1000.20 miWest0° 10' 57.9"12.56 miSouth1000.44 mi
24 hours11° 10' 06.5"768.52 miEast4° 30' 33.5"309.84 miSouth830.76 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
DenpasarTue 12:46 PM1087 km676 miles587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangTue 11:46 AM1100 km684 miles594 nmNorth N
SurakartaTue 11:46 AM1146 km712 miles619 nmNorth N
SurabayaTue 11:46 AM1180 km733 miles637 nmNorth N
SemarangTue 11:46 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmNorth N
BandungTue 11:46 AM1295 km805 miles699 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaTue 11:46 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthTue 12:46 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarTue 12:46 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliTue 1:46 PM1816 km1128 miles980 nmEast-northeast ENE

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