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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 91° 59' 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"963.07 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth963.05 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° 13' 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"16.03 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.03 mi
1 hour14° 25' 58.5"961.29 miwest0° 07' 17.8"8.36 misouth961.04 mi
24 hours13° 59' 12.9"931.59 mieast2° 26' 45.1"168.21 misouth940.88 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 AM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmSouthwest SW
BandungSun 12:40 PM2354 km1463 miles1271 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:40 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:40 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaSun 11:40 AM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeSun 1:40 PM2864 km1780 miles1546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 1:40 PM2885 km1793 miles1558 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:40 PM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:40 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:10 AM3438 km2136 miles1856 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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