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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 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 49' South, Longitude: 96° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.68 meters/second, 1550.4 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"963.09 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth963.06 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.3"6.11 mieast0° 09' 03.1"10.38 misouth12.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 38' South, Longitude: 72° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.93 meters/second, 1547.7 km/hour, 961.7 miles/hour or 835.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 26' 00.1"961.51 miwest0° 07' 19.6"8.40 misouth961.26 mi
24 hours13° 58' 34.8"931.08 mieast2° 27' 36.6"169.19 misouth940.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungSun 12:20 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:20 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSun 1:20 PM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSun 12:20 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:20 PM2438 km1515 miles1316 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:20 AM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSun 1:20 PM2663 km1655 miles1438 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:20 PM2760 km1715 miles1490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:20 PM2808 km1745 miles1516 nmNorth N
MakassarSun 1:20 PM3043 km1891 miles1643 nmNortheast NE
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