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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 = Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 3:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 00' South, Longitude: 123° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.04 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.8"954.84 miWest0° 00' 12.1"0.23 miSouth954.83 mi
24 hours0° 06' 55.9"7.36 miEast0° 04' 40.9"5.37 miSouth9.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, December 11, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 29' North, Longitude: 128° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.99 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.66 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.66 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.8"999.79 miWest0° 10' 33.3"12.09 miNorth999.72 mi
24 hours11° 28' 58.0"790.64 miEast4° 01' 29.7"276.59 miNorth834.50 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Alice SpringsWed 1:10 PM1085 km674 miles586 nmEast E
EuclaWed 12:25 PM1109 km689 miles599 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthWed 11:40 AM1234 km767 miles666 nmSouthwest SW
DarwinWed 1:10 PM1413 km878 miles763 nmNortheast NE
DiliWed 12:40 PM1617 km1005 miles873 nmNorth N
DenpasarWed 11:40 AM1807 km1123 miles976 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Adelaide *Wed 2:10 PM1988 km1235 miles1074 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarWed 11:40 AM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaWed 10:40 AM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmNorthwest NW
CairnsWed 1:40 PM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmEast-northeast ENE

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