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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 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 99° 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' 28.5"0.55 minorth7.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 14' North, Longitude: 27° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.51 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 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' 43.0"994.31 miwest0° 08' 51.1"10.14 misouth994.57 mi
24 hours10° 28' 12.8"714.94 mieast3° 42' 33.2"254.91 misouth762.08 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSun 1:20 PM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmSoutheast SE
BandungSun 12:20 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSun 12:20 PM2074 km1288 miles1120 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSun 12:20 PM2292 km1424 miles1237 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:20 PM2353 km1462 miles1270 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:20 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSun 1:20 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmNorth N
PontianakSun 12:20 PM2806 km1743 miles1515 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:20 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNorth N
MakassarSun 1:20 PM2955 km1836 miles1596 nmNortheast NE
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