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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 21° 49' South
Longitude: 109° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.70 meters/second, 1550.5 km/hour, 963.4 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' 45.8"963.12 miwest0° 00' 23.1"0.44 misouth963.10 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.0"6.10 mieast0° 09' 04.0"10.40 misouth12.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 32' South
Longitude: 84° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.18 meters/second, 1548.6 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 26' 04.6"962.07 miwest0° 07' 24.2"8.48 misouth961.82 mi
24 hours13° 56' 59.4"929.77 mieast2° 29' 44.2"171.63 misouth939.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSun 12:30 PM1289 km801 miles696 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalangSun 11:30 AM1571 km976 miles848 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 12:30 PM1581 km982 miles854 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSun 11:30 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSun 11:30 AM1660 km1032 miles896 nmNorth N
JakartaSun 11:30 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmNorth N
MakassarSun 12:30 PM2134 km1326 miles1152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EuclaSun 1:15 PM2214 km1376 miles1195 nmSoutheast SE
DiliSun 1:30 PM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSun 11:30 AM2411 km1498 miles1302 nmNorth N
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