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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 5:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 45' 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"963.01 miWest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 miSouth962.99 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° 54' 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"961.34 miWest0° 07' 18.8"8.38 miSouth961.09 mi
24 hours13° 58' 51.7"931.24 miEast2° 27' 13.7"168.74 miSouth940.62 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 PM2151 km1337 miles1162 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:30 PM2167 km1346 miles1170 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:30 PM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:30 AM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaSun 12:30 PM2516 km1563 miles1358 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:30 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 1:30 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:30 PM2865 km1780 miles1547 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:30 PM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSun 11:30 AM2888 km1795 miles1560 nmWest-northwest WNW

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