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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 59' South, Longitude: 92° 04' 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' 37.4"9.89 misouth11.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 81° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.38 meters/second, 1524.2 km/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 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' 05.3"946.84 miwest0° 04' 42.1"5.39 misouth946.65 mi
24 hours14° 37' 31.3"961.55 mieast1° 16' 58.4"88.24 misouth962.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:40 AM2238 km1391 miles1209 nmSouthwest SW
BandungMon 12:40 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNortheast NE
JakartaMon 12:40 PM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
PerthMon 1:40 PM2600 km1615 miles1404 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaMon 11:40 AM2660 km1653 miles1436 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeMon 1:40 PM2874 km1786 miles1552 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarMon 1:40 PM2884 km1792 miles1557 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:40 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakMon 12:40 PM3067 km1906 miles1656 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:10 AM3457 km2148 miles1867 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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