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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° 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' 00.3"0.01 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: 38° 03' 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"982.77 miwest0° 07' 43.7"8.86 misouth983.05 mi
24 hours10° 36' 10.6"716.01 mieast3° 19' 02.6"228.03 misouth755.43 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 PM1889 km1174 miles1020 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSat 12:20 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:20 PM2079 km1292 miles1122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:20 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:20 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:20 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM2780 km1727 miles1501 nmNorth N
PontianakSat 12:20 PM2811 km1747 miles1518 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM2951 km1834 miles1594 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:20 PM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmNortheast NE
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