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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.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= 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)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 432.15 meters/second, 1555.7 kilometres/hour, 966.7 miles/hour or 840.0 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° 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 is currently 448.02 meters/second, 1612.9 kilometres/hour, 1002.2 miles/hour or 870.9 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' 31.6"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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:40 AM2292 km1424 miles1238 nm SW
BandungThu 12:40 PM2317 km1440 miles1251 nm NE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM2319 km1441 miles1252 nm NE
Diego GarciaThu 11:40 AM2616 km1626 miles1413 nm WNW
PerthThu 1:40 PM2644 km1643 miles1427 nm ESE
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nm NNE
DenpasarThu 1:40 PM2859 km1777 miles1544 nm ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM2909 km1807 miles1570 nm NNE
PontianakThu 12:40 PM3019 km1876 miles1630 nm NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:10 AM3388 km2105 miles1830 nm NNW