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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, November 29, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 30' South
Longitude: 94° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.0 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.09 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.8"965.25 miwest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 misouth965.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.5"5.77 mieast0° 09' 52.9"11.33 misouth12.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 26' South
Longitude: 44° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.63 meters/second, 1597.1 km/hour, 992.4 miles/hour or 862.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.54 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.19 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.1"992.28 miwest0° 10' 11.4"11.67 misouth992.13 mi
24 hours12° 20' 18.0"844.30 mieast3° 53' 44.3"267.77 misouth881.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 12:30 PM2157 km1340 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:30 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:30 AM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmSouthwest SW
PerthFri 1:30 PM2431 km1511 miles1313 nmEast-southeast ESE
SurabayaFri 12:30 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:30 PM2656 km1651 miles1434 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:30 PM2727 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 11:30 AM2826 km1756 miles1526 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM2842 km1766 miles1535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:30 PM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmNortheast NE
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