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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 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 50' South, Longitude: 74° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.65 meters/second, 1550.3 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"962.95 miwest0° 00' 23.0"0.44 misouth962.93 mi
24 hours0° 05' 42.9"6.12 mieast0° 09' 01.5"10.35 misouth12.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 1, 2013 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 50° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.48 meters/second, 1546.1 km/hour, 960.7 miles/hour or 834.8 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' 52.6"960.45 miwest0° 07' 11.2"8.24 misouth960.20 mi
24 hours14° 01' 22.8"933.29 mieast2° 23' 46.5"164.78 misouth942.00 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 12:50 PM1624 km1009 miles877 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:50 AM1790 km1112 miles967 nmSouth S
Port LouisSun 10:50 AM1803 km1121 miles974 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:50 AM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmWest W
VictoriaSun 10:50 AM2822 km1754 miles1524 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSun 9:50 AM2859 km1776 miles1544 nmWest W
MaleSun 11:50 AM2880 km1790 miles1555 nmNorth N
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:50 AM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmSouth S
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:20 PM3226 km2005 miles1742 nmNorth N
MoroniSun 9:50 AM3532 km2195 miles1907 nmWest-northwest WNW
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