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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 5:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 49' South, Longitude: 92° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.67 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 miSouth962.98 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.4"6.11 miEast0° 09' 02.9"10.38 miSouth12.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 41' South, Longitude: 67° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.83 meters/second, 1547.4 km/hour, 961.5 miles/hour or 835.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.02 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.6"961.23 miWest0° 07' 17.9"8.36 miSouth960.98 mi
24 hours13° 59' 10.7"931.50 miEast2° 26' 48.0"168.25 miSouth940.79 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:40 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmSouthwest SW
BandungSun 12:40 PM2333 km1449 miles1260 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:40 PM2338 km1453 miles1262 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:40 PM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaSun 11:40 AM2670 km1659 miles1442 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeSun 1:40 PM2850 km1771 miles1539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 1:40 PM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:40 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:40 PM3042 km1891 miles1643 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:10 AM3450 km2143 miles1863 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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