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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 6:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 77° 16' 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"962.96 miWest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 miSouth962.94 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: 53° 03' 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"960.56 miWest0° 07' 12.2"8.26 miSouth960.31 mi
24 hours14° 01' 04.1"933.04 miEast2° 24' 12.6"165.28 miSouth941.83 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 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:40 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 10:40 AM2062 km1281 miles1113 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:40 AM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:40 AM2906 km1806 miles1569 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:40 AM3026 km1880 miles1634 nmNorthwest NW
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:40 AM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmSouth S
AntananarivoSun 9:40 AM3116 km1936 miles1683 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM3190 km1982 miles1722 nmNorth N
JakartaSun 1:40 PM3622 km2251 miles1956 nmEast-northeast ENE

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