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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 = Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 5:30:00 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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 37' South, Longitude: 101° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.91 meters/second, 1616.1 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.74 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.0"1004.01 miWest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 miNorth1004.04 mi
24 hours0° 00' 18.1"0.34 miEast0° 19' 25.7"22.26 miNorth22.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 03' South, Longitude: 85° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.33 meters/second, 1560.0 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.4"16.15 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 26' 31.8"969.15 miWest0° 09' 36.7"11.01 miNorth969.55 mi
24 hours13° 04' 45.1"877.72 miEast4° 10' 28.9"286.96 miNorth930.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamSat 12:00 Noon528 km328 miles285 nmWest-northwest WNW
The SettlementSat 12:30 PM684 km425 miles369 nmNortheast NE
BandungSat 12:30 PM1112 km691 miles601 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM1129 km702 miles610 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:30 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorth N
SurakartaSat 12:30 PM1321 km821 miles714 nmNortheast NE
SemarangSat 12:30 PM1326 km824 miles716 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 12:30 PM1349 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSat 12:30 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSat 12:30 PM1514 km941 miles817 nmEast-northeast ENE

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