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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 05:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 104° 21' 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' 28.0"0.54 minorth7.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 05:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 17' North, Longitude: 22° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.45 meters/second, 1600.0 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 863.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.57 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 33' 42.9"994.16 miwest0° 08' 50.4"10.13 misouth994.42 mi
24 hours10° 28' 16.1"714.91 mieast3° 42' 16.6"254.60 misouth761.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSun 1:00 PM1474 km916 miles796 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSun 12:00 Noon1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth N
MalangSun 12:00 Noon1931 km1200 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSun 12:00 Noon1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 12:00 Noon2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarSun 1:00 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmNortheast NE
EuclaSun 1:45 PM2582 km1605 miles1394 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarSun 1:00 PM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmNortheast NE
PontianakSun 12:00 Noon2645 km1644 miles1428 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSun 1:00 PM2735 km1700 miles1477 nmNorth N
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