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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 = Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 6:34:00 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 Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 17' South, Longitude: 85° 03' East

The ground speed is currently 451.52 meters/second, 1625.5 kilometres/hour, 1010.0 miles/hour or 877.7 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° 15' 00.0"16.83 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.83 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.8"1009.86 miWest0° 00' 50.6"0.97 miNorth1009.89 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.0"0.53 miWest0° 20' 20.7"23.31 miNorth23.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 13, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 28' North, Longitude: 118° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 447.80 meters/second, 1612.1 kilometres/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 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' 31.3"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.2"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.5"1001.61 miWest0° 11' 19.5"12.97 miNorth1001.56 mi
24 hours11° 20' 10.9"781.77 miEast4° 20' 00.9"297.79 miNorth833.71 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
Diego GarciaWed 12:34 PM1535 km954 miles829 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:04 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboWed 12:04 PM2308 km1434 miles1246 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleWed 11:34 AM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaWed 1:34 PM2513 km1562 miles1357 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungWed 1:34 PM2568 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:04 PM2570 km1597 miles1388 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurWed 2:34 PM2586 km1607 miles1396 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 2:34 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:34 AM2816 km1750 miles1520 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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