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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 116° 44' 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"951.79 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth951.79 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 42' North
Longitude: 21° 05' 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"982.16 miwest0° 07' 39.9"8.78 misouth982.45 mi
24 hours10° 36' 44.8"716.24 mieast3° 17' 43.1"226.51 misouth755.22 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 PM948 km589 miles512 nmSouth S
EuclaSat 12:55 PM1507 km937 miles814 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSat 12:10 PM1642 km1020 miles887 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSat 1:40 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmEast E
MalangSat 11:10 AM1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSat 11:10 AM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSat 1:10 PM1898 km1179 miles1025 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSat 1:40 PM1924 km1195 miles1039 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSat 12:10 PM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorth N
BandungSat 11:10 AM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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