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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 Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 40' South, Longitude: 87° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.14 meters/second, 1552.1 km/hour, 964.4 miles/hour or 838.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.07 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.07 mi
1 hour14° 59' 46.3"964.06 miwest0° 00' 24.0"0.46 misouth964.03 mi
24 hours0° 05' 32.9"5.95 mieast0° 09' 27.6"10.85 misouth12.37 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 30, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 24' South, Longitude: 49° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.04 meters/second, 1573.3 km/hour, 977.6 miles/hour or 849.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.29 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 misouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 28' 03.9"977.41 miwest0° 09' 05.8"10.42 misouth977.18 mi
24 hours13° 10' 49.4"890.46 mieast3° 18' 51.9"227.86 misouth913.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:00 AM2011 km1250 miles1086 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:00 Noon2242 km1393 miles1211 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:00 PM2725 km1693 miles1472 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 2:00 PM3060 km1901 miles1652 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSat 10:00 AM3086 km1918 miles1666 nmWest W
SingaporeSat 2:00 PM3121 km1939 miles1685 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:00 PM3168 km1968 miles1711 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 11:00 AM3223 km2003 miles1740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:30 AM3256 km2023 miles1758 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSat 10:00 AM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmWest W
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