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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 06:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 86° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.67 meters/second, 1550.4 km/hour, 963.4 miles/hour or 837.1 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' 02.4"10.37 misouth12.04 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 43' South, Longitude: 62° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.73 meters/second, 1547.0 km/hour, 961.3 miles/hour or 835.3 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' 56.7"961.06 miwest0° 07' 15.8"8.33 misouth960.81 mi
24 hours13° 59' 50.7"932.11 mieast2° 25' 53.4"167.22 misouth941.22 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 11:00 AM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSun 12:00 Noon2240 km1392 miles1209 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 1:00 PM2751 km1709 miles1486 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSun 10:00 AM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmWest W
PerthSun 2:00 PM3069 km1907 miles1657 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSun 2:00 PM3147 km1955 miles1699 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:00 PM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSun 11:00 AM3229 km2007 miles1744 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisSun 10:00 AM3266 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:30 AM3268 km2031 miles1765 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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