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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 Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 116° 51' 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 minorth15.87 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.4"951.79 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth951.79 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 mieast0° 00' 27.1"0.52 minorth7.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 04:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 24' North, Longitude: 10° 28' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.29 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.56 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 33' 42.1"993.80 miwest0° 08' 48.4"10.09 misouth994.06 mi
24 hours10° 28' 24.9"714.82 mieast3° 41' 34.8"253.80 misouth761.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSun 12:10 PM949 km590 miles513 nmSouth S
EuclaSun 12:55 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmSoutheast SE
DenpasarSun 12:10 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth N
Alice SpringsSun 1:40 PM1736 km1079 miles938 nmEast E
MalangSun 11:10 AM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaSun 11:10 AM1842 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliSun 1:10 PM1891 km1175 miles1021 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DarwinSun 1:40 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSun 12:10 PM2043 km1269 miles1103 nmNorth N
BandungSun 11:10 AM2078 km1291 miles1122 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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