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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)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 89° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 431.14 meters/second, 1552.1 kilometres/hour, 964.4 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"964.06 miWest0° 00' 24.1"0.46 miSouth964.04 mi
24 hours0° 05' 32.8"5.95 miEast0° 09' 27.8"10.85 miSouth12.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 51° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 437.09 meters/second, 1573.5 kilometres/hour, 977.7 miles/hour or 849.6 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"16.29 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miSouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 28' 04.7"977.52 miWest0° 09' 06.5"10.43 miSouth977.29 mi
24 hours13° 10' 28.3"890.15 miEast3° 19' 10.2"228.21 miSouth912.96 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 IslandSat 10:50 AM2132 km1325 miles1151 nm SSW
Diego GarciaSat 11:50 AM2443 km1518 miles1319 nm NW
JakartaSat 12:50 PM2522 km1567 miles1362 nm NE
BandungSat 12:50 PM2527 km1570 miles1364 nm NE
PerthSat 1:50 PM2833 km1760 miles1530 nm ESE
SingaporeSat 1:50 PM2971 km1846 miles1604 nm NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:50 PM3043 km1891 miles1643 nm NNE
DenpasarSat 1:50 PM3093 km1922 miles1670 nm ENE
PontianakSat 12:50 PM3209 km1994 miles1733 nm NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:20 AM3333 km2071 miles1800 nm NNW