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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 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 87° 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' 00.5"0.01 misouth951.72 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.3"7.87 mieast0° 00' 01.1"0.02 minorth7.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 21, 2013 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 27' North, Longitude: 49° 55' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.56 meters/second, 1582.4 km/hour, 983.3 miles/hour or 854.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.1"16.39 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 misouth16.39 mi
1 hour14° 33' 15.7"983.12 miwest0° 07' 46.4"8.90 misouth983.40 mi
24 hours10° 35' 47.1"715.81 mieast3° 19' 57.6"229.06 misouth755.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:10 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:10 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:10 PM2857 km1775 miles1542 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 2:10 PM2987 km1856 miles1613 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSat 10:10 AM3068 km1907 miles1657 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:10 AM3230 km2007 miles1744 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 10:10 AM3262 km2027 miles1761 nmWest W
SingaporeSat 2:10 PM3287 km2042 miles1775 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:10 PM3343 km2077 miles1805 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 11:10 AM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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