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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

UTC time = Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 5:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 97° 15' 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"963.02 miWest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 miSouth963.00 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.3"6.11 miEast0° 09' 03.1"10.38 miSouth12.04 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° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.93 meters/second, 1547.8 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' 00.2"961.46 miWest0° 07' 19.7"8.40 miSouth961.21 mi
24 hours13° 58' 32.7"930.98 miEast2° 27' 39.5"169.23 miSouth940.44 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 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:20 PM2017 km1253 miles1089 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PerthSun 1:20 PM2157 km1341 miles1165 nmSoutheast SE
SurabayaSun 12:20 PM2316 km1439 miles1251 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:20 PM2414 km1500 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:20 AM2588 km1608 miles1398 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSun 1:20 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:20 PM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:20 PM2805 km1743 miles1515 nmNorth N
MakassarSun 1:20 PM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmNortheast NE

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