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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 Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 49' South, Longitude: 122° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.71 meters/second, 1550.6 km/hour, 963.5 miles/hour or 837.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.06 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.06 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.9"963.09 miwest0° 00' 23.1"0.44 misouth963.07 mi
24 hours0° 05' 41.7"6.10 mieast0° 09' 04.9"10.42 misouth12.07 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 26' South, Longitude: 96° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.43 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.05 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 26' 08.9"962.58 miwest0° 07' 28.7"8.57 misouth962.33 mi
24 hours13° 55' 20.8"928.36 mieast2° 31' 53.4"174.08 misouth938.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsSun 1:10 PM1211 km753 miles654 nmEast-southeast ESE
EuclaSun 12:25 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthSun 11:40 AM1290 km802 miles697 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DarwinSun 1:10 PM1380 km858 miles745 nmNortheast NE
DiliSun 12:40 PM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 11:40 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MalangSun 10:40 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarSun 11:40 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 10:40 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Sun 2:10 PM2159 km1341 miles1166 nmSoutheast SE
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