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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 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 99° 31' 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' 00.3"0.00 minorth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 33' North, Longitude: 37° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.37 meters/second, 1581.7 km/hour, 982.8 miles/hour or 854.1 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' 14.4"982.69 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.85 misouth982.97 mi
24 hours10° 36' 11.1"715.97 mieast3° 19' 01.4"227.99 misouth755.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 1:20 PM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:20 PM2022 km1257 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:20 PM2067 km1285 miles1116 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:20 PM2281 km1417 miles1232 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:20 PM2341 km1455 miles1264 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:20 AM2627 km1632 miles1418 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM2775 km1724 miles1498 nmNorth N
PontianakSat 12:20 PM2799 km1739 miles1512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarSat 1:20 PM2943 km1829 miles1589 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM2949 km1832 miles1592 nmNorth N
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