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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 21° 59' South, Longitude: 77° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.20 meters/second, 1548.7 km/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.2 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"962.01 miwest0° 00' 22.0"0.42 misouth961.98 mi
24 hours0° 05' 52.1"6.28 mieast0° 08' 36.4"9.87 misouth11.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 2, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 12' South, Longitude: 66° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.16 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 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' 01.2"946.34 miwest0° 04' 34.9"5.25 misouth946.15 mi
24 hours14° 38' 43.4"962.44 mieast1° 13' 46.1"84.57 misouth962.69 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 12:40 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Amsterdam IslandMon 11:40 AM1754 km1090 miles947 nmSouth S
Port LouisMon 10:40 AM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmWest W
Saint-DenisMon 10:40 AM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmWest W
MaleMon 11:40 AM2919 km1814 miles1576 nmNorth N
VictoriaMon 10:40 AM3021 km1877 miles1631 nmNorthwest NW
Port-aux-FrancaisMon 11:40 AM3097 km1924 miles1672 nmSouth S
AntananarivoMon 9:40 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 12:10 PM3208 km1994 miles1732 nmNorth N
JakartaMon 1:40 PM3646 km2266 miles1969 nmEast-northeast ENE
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