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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 05:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 101° 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' 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 34' North
Longitude: 35° 38' 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"982.68 miwest0° 07' 43.2"8.85 misouth982.97 mi
24 hours10° 36' 15.4"716.04 mieast3° 18' 51.4"227.81 misouth755.40 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 PM1681 km1044 miles907 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:10 PM1932 km1201 miles1043 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:10 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:10 PM2142 km1331 miles1157 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:10 PM2178 km1353 miles1176 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSat 12:10 PM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSat 1:10 PM2744 km1705 miles1482 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:10 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:10 AM2797 km1738 miles1510 nmSouthwest SW
EuclaSat 1:55 PM2824 km1755 miles1525 nmEast-southeast ESE
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