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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 5:20:00 AM.

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

Moon symbol = 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)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 97° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 431.15 meters/second, 1552.2 kilometres/hour, 964.5 miles/hour or 838.1 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"16.07 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.3"964.09 miWest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 miSouth964.06 mi
24 hours0° 05' 32.6"5.94 miEast0° 09' 28.3"10.86 miSouth12.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 18' South, Longitude: 59° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 437.24 meters/second, 1574.1 kilometres/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 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' 28.1"16.30 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 07.4"977.85 miWest0° 09' 08.3"10.47 miSouth977.62 mi
24 hours13° 09' 24.7"889.21 miEast3° 20' 04.1"229.24 miSouth912.33 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
BandungSat 12:20 PM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:20 PM2008 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSat 1:20 PM2175 km1352 miles1175 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSat 12:20 PM2312 km1436 miles1248 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:20 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:20 AM2595 km1612 miles1401 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:20 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM2790 km1734 miles1506 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:20 PM3017 km1875 miles1629 nmNortheast NE

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