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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 76° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.65 meters/second, 1550.4 km/hour, 963.3 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"963.03 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth963.01 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.9"6.12 mieast0° 09' 01.8"10.36 misouth12.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 48' South, Longitude: 52° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.53 meters/second, 1546.3 km/hour, 960.8 miles/hour or 834.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"16.01 miwest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 misouth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 25' 53.3"960.62 miwest0° 07' 12.1"8.26 misouth960.37 mi
24 hours14° 01' 06.2"933.13 mieast2° 24' 09.6"165.24 misouth941.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:40 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:40 AM1771 km1100 miles956 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 10:40 AM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:40 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:40 AM2902 km1803 miles1567 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:40 AM3003 km1866 miles1622 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 9:40 AM3088 km1919 miles1667 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:40 AM3111 km1933 miles1680 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM3193 km1984 miles1724 nmNorth N
JakartaSun 1:40 PM3649 km2267 miles1970 nmEast-northeast ENE
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