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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 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 104° 14' 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' 00.1"0.00 misouth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 35' North, Longitude: 33° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.30 meters/second, 1581.5 km/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 853.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.38 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 33' 13.9"982.59 miwest0° 07' 42.6"8.84 misouth982.88 mi
24 hours10° 36' 20.2"716.07 mieast3° 18' 40.0"227.60 misouth755.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 1:00 PM1484 km922 miles801 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:00 Noon1863 km1157 miles1006 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:00 Noon1933 km1201 miles1044 nmNorth N
MalangSat 12:00 Noon1937 km1203 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:00 Noon2008 km1248 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSat 1:00 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
EuclaSat 1:45 PM2594 km1612 miles1400 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarSat 1:00 PM2599 km1615 miles1403 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSat 12:00 Noon2648 km1645 miles1430 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSat 1:00 PM2735 km1699 miles1477 nmNorth N
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