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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: 86° 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' 00.5"0.01 misouth951.79 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.3"7.87 mieast0° 00' 01.2"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° 26' North, Longitude: 50° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.57 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"983.20 miwest0° 07' 46.4"8.91 misouth983.48 mi
24 hours10° 35' 46.5"715.86 mieast3° 19' 59.0"229.10 misouth755.59 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 AM1816 km1129 miles981 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:10 PM2349 km1460 miles1268 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:10 PM2879 km1789 miles1554 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 2:10 PM3012 km1872 miles1627 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSat 10:10 AM3040 km1889 miles1641 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:10 AM3219 km2000 miles1738 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSat 10:10 AM3233 km2009 miles1746 nmWest W
SingaporeSat 2:10 PM3304 km2053 miles1784 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:10 PM3358 km2086 miles1813 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 11:10 AM3375 km2097 miles1822 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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