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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 Tuesday, December 3, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 07' South, Longitude: 92° 10' 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"961.06 miwest0° 00' 21.0"0.40 misouth961.04 mi
24 hours0° 06' 00.7"6.43 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: 95° 50' 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"938.37 miwest0° 01' 29.9"1.72 misouth938.30 mi
24 hours14° 55' 05.4"973.37 mieast0° 03' 47.2"4.34 minorth973.57 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 AM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmSouthwest SW
BandungTue 12:40 PM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmNortheast NE
JakartaTue 12:40 PM2368 km1471 miles1278 nmNortheast NE
PerthTue 1:40 PM2583 km1605 miles1395 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaTue 11:40 AM2677 km1664 miles1446 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarTue 1:40 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeTue 1:40 PM2883 km1792 miles1557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurTue 1:40 PM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakTue 12:40 PM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:10 AM3476 km2160 miles1877 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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