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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

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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 of the movement is currently 451.52 meters/second, 1625.5 km/hour, 1010.0 miles/hour or 877.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.83 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 of the movement is currently 447.80 meters/second, 1612.1 km/hour, 1001.7 miles/hour or 870.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 12:34 PM1532 km952 miles827 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:04 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboWed 12:04 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 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 PM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 2:34 PM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandWed 11:34 AM2816 km1750 miles1520 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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