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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 05:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 102° 01' 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"951.72 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 misouth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.2"7.87 mieast0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 34' North, Longitude: 35° 22' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.33 meters/second, 1581.6 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 14.2"982.60 miwest0° 07' 43.2"8.84 misouth982.89 mi
24 hours10° 36' 16.0"716.00 mieast3° 18' 50.0"227.77 misouth755.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 1:10 PM1658 km1030 miles895 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:10 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:10 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:10 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:10 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSat 12:10 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSat 1:10 PM2742 km1704 miles1480 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:10 PM2754 km1712 miles1487 nmNortheast NE
EuclaSat 1:55 PM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:10 AM2819 km1752 miles1522 nmSouthwest SW
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