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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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 49' South, Longitude: 94° 28' 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"963.08 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth963.06 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.3"6.11 mieast0° 09' 03.0"10.38 misouth12.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 40' South, Longitude: 69° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.88 meters/second, 1547.6 km/hour, 961.6 miles/hour or 835.6 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° 25' 59.4"961.40 miwest0° 07' 18.7"8.38 misouth961.15 mi
24 hours13° 58' 53.8"931.34 mieast2° 27' 10.9"168.70 misouth940.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungSun 12:30 PM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:30 PM2185 km1358 miles1180 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:30 PM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:30 AM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaSun 12:30 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:30 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 1:30 PM2752 km1710 miles1486 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaSun 11:30 AM2860 km1777 miles1544 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurSun 1:30 PM2871 km1784 miles1550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:30 PM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNortheast NE
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