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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 Monday, December 2, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 58' South, Longitude: 94° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.22 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.04 miwest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 misouth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.5"962.05 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 misouth962.03 mi
24 hours0° 05' 51.8"6.27 mieast0° 08' 37.6"9.89 misouth11.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 07' South, Longitude: 83° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.42 meters/second, 1524.3 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.79 miwest0° 00' 04.7"0.09 misouth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 24' 05.9"946.93 miwest0° 04' 43.5"5.42 misouth946.73 mi
24 hours14° 37' 19.1"961.40 mieast1° 17' 30.3"88.85 misouth961.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungMon 12:30 PM2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 12:30 PM2192 km1362 miles1184 nmNortheast NE
PerthMon 1:30 PM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:30 AM2394 km1488 miles1293 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaMon 12:30 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 1:30 PM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeMon 1:30 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaMon 11:30 AM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurMon 1:30 PM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakMon 12:30 PM2910 km1808 miles1571 nmNortheast NE
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