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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 Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 20' South, Longitude: 91° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.15 meters/second, 1555.7 km/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.11 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.1"966.31 miwest0° 00' 26.2"0.50 misouth966.29 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.1"5.59 mieast0° 10' 17.2"11.80 misouth13.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, November 28, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 17' South, Longitude: 30° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.02 meters/second, 1612.9 km/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.70 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 31' 38.7"1002.07 miwest0° 10' 36.8"12.15 misouth1002.03 mi
24 hours11° 37' 51.6"802.29 mieast4° 10' 56.4"287.40 misouth849.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:40 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nmSouthwest SW
BandungThu 12:40 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaThu 11:40 AM2613 km1623 miles1411 nmWest-northwest WNW
PerthThu 1:40 PM2644 km1643 miles1427 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 1:40 PM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:40 PM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:10 AM3388 km2105 miles1830 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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