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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 Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 117° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.65 meters/second, 1532.3 km/hour, 952.2 miles/hour or 827.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.87 miwest0° 00' 00.0"0.00 misouth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.73 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.2"7.87 mieast0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 42' North, Longitude: 20° 48' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.10 meters/second, 1580.8 km/hour, 982.2 miles/hour or 853.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.37 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.15 misouth16.37 mi
1 hour14° 33' 12.6"982.08 miwest0° 07' 39.9"8.78 misouth982.37 mi
24 hours10° 36' 45.3"716.19 mieast3° 17' 41.8"226.47 misouth755.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 12:10 PM951 km591 miles513 nmSouth S
EuclaSat 12:55 PM1485 km923 miles802 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSat 12:10 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 1:40 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmEast E
MalangSat 11:10 AM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 11:10 AM1846 km1147 miles997 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 1:10 PM1883 km1170 miles1017 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 1:40 PM1901 km1181 miles1026 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSat 12:10 PM2041 km1268 miles1102 nmNorth N
BandungSat 11:10 AM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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