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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 16, 2013 at 6:36:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 15' South, Longitude: 84° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.36 meters/second, 1632.1 km/hour, 1014.1 miles/hour or 881.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.90 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.90 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.2"1014.00 miWest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 miNorth1014.02 mi
24 hours0° 01' 01.2"1.15 miWest0° 20' 57.0"24.00 miNorth24.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' North, Longitude: 152° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.39 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.12 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miNorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.5"967.00 miWest0° 06' 59.6"8.02 miNorth966.76 mi
24 hours11° 22' 35.4"757.28 miEast2° 25' 29.2"166.74 miNorth770.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:36 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:06 PM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 12:06 PM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:36 AM2187 km1359 miles1181 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:06 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 1:36 PM2540 km1578 miles1372 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:36 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 12:06 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungSat 1:36 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 2:36 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNortheast NE

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