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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° 45' 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"958.32 miwest0° 00' 17.7"0.34 misouth958.30 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: 142° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.13 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"962.00 miwest0° 07' 55.2"9.08 minorth962.34 mi
24 hours13° 36' 51.5"908.38 mieast3° 33' 53.4"245.07 minorth947.72 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 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:32 PM2227 km1383 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 1:32 PM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:32 AM2361 km1467 miles1275 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaFri 12:32 PM2562 km1592 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:32 PM2672 km1660 miles1443 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:32 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 11:32 AM2924 km1817 miles1579 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:32 PM2935 km1824 miles1585 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:32 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNortheast NE
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