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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° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.14 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"966.38 miwest0° 00' 26.2"0.50 misouth966.36 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° 04' 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' 38.5"1002.14 miwest0° 10' 36.8"12.16 misouth1002.09 mi
24 hours11° 37' 53.4"802.37 mieast4° 10' 56.0"287.41 misouth849.57 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 AM2276 km1414 miles1229 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BandungThu 12:40 PM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM2340 km1454 miles1263 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaThu 11:40 AM2589 km1608 miles1398 nmNorthwest NW
PerthThu 1:40 PM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM2829 km1758 miles1528 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 1:40 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM2917 km1813 miles1575 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:40 PM3038 km1888 miles1640 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:10 AM3377 km2098 miles1823 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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