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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 Friday, December 6, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 30' South, Longitude: 94° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.98 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.1"958.38 miwest0° 00' 17.7"0.34 misouth958.37 mi
24 hours0° 06' 24.9"6.84 mieast0° 06' 53.6"7.91 misouth10.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 6, 2013 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 18' South, Longitude: 141° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.14 meters/second, 1548.5 km/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.04 miwest0° 00' 07.9"0.15 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 25' 05.7"962.08 miwest0° 07' 55.4"9.08 minorth962.42 mi
24 hours13° 36' 49.5"908.41 mieast3° 33' 55.6"245.12 minorth947.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 12:32 PM2227 km1384 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:32 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:32 AM2343 km1456 miles1265 nmSouthwest SW
PerthFri 1:32 PM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmEast-southeast ESE
SurabayaFri 12:32 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:32 PM2696 km1675 miles1456 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:32 PM2822 km1753 miles1524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 11:32 AM2899 km1802 miles1566 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:32 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:32 PM2963 km1841 miles1600 nmNortheast NE
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