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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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 89° 29' 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"963.06 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth963.04 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.6"6.11 mieast0° 09' 02.7"10.37 misouth12.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 42' South, Longitude: 64° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.78 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 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' 57.5"961.18 miwest0° 07' 16.7"8.34 misouth960.93 mi
24 hours13° 59' 31.9"931.85 mieast2° 26' 19.3"167.71 misouth941.05 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 10:50 AM2107 km1309 miles1138 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSun 11:50 AM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 12:50 PM2548 km1583 miles1376 nmNortheast NE
BandungSun 12:50 PM2553 km1586 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:50 PM2841 km1765 miles1534 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM3065 km1905 miles1655 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 1:50 PM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSun 12:50 PM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 9:50 AM3324 km2066 miles1795 nmWest W
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