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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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 59' South, Longitude: 89° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.21 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"962.04 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 misouth962.02 mi
24 hours0° 05' 51.9"6.27 mieast0° 08' 37.3"9.89 misouth11.71 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 08' South, Longitude: 78° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.34 meters/second, 1524.0 km/hour, 947.0 miles/hour or 822.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.78 miwest0° 00' 04.6"0.09 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 04.6"946.76 miwest0° 04' 41.0"5.37 misouth946.56 mi
24 hours14° 37' 43.5"961.70 mieast1° 16' 26.4"87.63 misouth962.12 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 10:50 AM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaMon 11:50 AM2453 km1524 miles1324 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaMon 12:50 PM2552 km1585 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
BandungMon 12:50 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmNortheast NE
PerthMon 1:50 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeMon 1:50 PM3005 km1867 miles1623 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:50 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarMon 1:50 PM3117 km1937 miles1683 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakMon 12:50 PM3240 km2013 miles1750 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 9:50 AM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmWest W
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