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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

UTC time = Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 5:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 07' South, Longitude: 92° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.78 meters/second, 1547.2 km/hour, 961.4 miles/hour or 835.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.02 miWest0° 00' 00.4"0.01 miSouth16.02 mi
1 hour14° 59' 45.1"961.00 miWest0° 00' 21.0"0.40 miSouth960.98 mi
24 hours0° 06' 00.7"6.42 miEast0° 08' 11.9"9.40 miSouth11.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 25' South, Longitude: 96° 06' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.59 meters/second, 1510.5 km/hour, 938.6 miles/hour or 815.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 22.8"15.64 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miSouth15.64 mi
1 hour14° 22' 53.0"938.30 miWest0° 01' 30.0"1.72 miSouth938.23 mi
24 hours14° 55' 05.2"973.30 miEast0° 03' 43.3"4.27 miNorth973.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandTue 10:40 AM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmSouthwest SW
BandungTue 12:40 PM2341 km1454 miles1264 nmNortheast NE
JakartaTue 12:40 PM2348 km1459 miles1268 nmNortheast NE
PerthTue 1:40 PM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaTue 11:40 AM2705 km1681 miles1460 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarTue 1:40 PM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeTue 1:40 PM2870 km1783 miles1550 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurTue 1:40 PM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakTue 12:40 PM3055 km1898 miles1650 nmNortheast NE
MakassarTue 1:40 PM3459 km2149 miles1867 nmEast-northeast ENE

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