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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 30' South
Longitude: 91° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.64 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.5 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"965.24 miwest0° 00' 25.2"0.48 misouth965.22 mi
24 hours0° 05' 22.6"5.77 mieast0° 09' 52.7"11.33 misouth12.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 29, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 28' South
Longitude: 41° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.60 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 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' 03.4"992.20 miwest0° 10' 11.1"11.67 misouth992.05 mi
24 hours12° 20' 37.6"844.61 mieast3° 53' 33.8"267.57 misouth881.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:40 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmSouthwest SW
BandungFri 12:40 PM2344 km1457 miles1266 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:40 PM2347 km1458 miles1267 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaFri 11:40 AM2607 km1620 miles1407 nmNorthwest NW
PerthFri 1:40 PM2651 km1647 miles1431 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM2842 km1766 miles1534 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 1:40 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM2931 km1821 miles1583 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:40 PM3046 km1893 miles1645 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:10 AM3398 km2111 miles1835 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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