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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 6:20:00 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 Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 36' South, Longitude: 88° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.94 meters/second, 1616.2 km/hour, 1004.2 miles/hour or 872.7 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"1004.06 miWest0° 00' 48.2"0.92 miNorth1004.09 mi
24 hours0° 00' 17.7"0.33 miEast0° 19' 26.1"22.27 miNorth22.27 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 55' South, Longitude: 73° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.61 meters/second, 1561.0 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.16 miWest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 26' 35.1"969.78 miWest0° 09' 40.9"11.09 miNorth970.18 mi
24 hours13° 03' 24.8"876.73 miEast4° 11' 47.9"288.46 miNorth929.73 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 1:20 PM1921 km1194 miles1038 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSat 12:20 PM1940 km1205 miles1047 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSat 1:20 PM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 1:20 PM2249 km1397 miles1214 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 2:20 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:20 PM2442 km1517 miles1318 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:50 AM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 11:50 AM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:20 AM2659 km1652 miles1435 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:20 AM2789 km1733 miles1506 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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