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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

UTC time = Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 6:10:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 87° 08' 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"951.73 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miNorth951.73 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 miEast0° 00' 29.5"0.56 miNorth7.90 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 07' North, Longitude: 39° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.67 meters/second, 1600.8 km/hour, 994.7 miles/hour or 864.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.6"16.58 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miSouth16.58 mi
1 hour14° 33' 43.7"994.59 miWest0° 08' 53.2"10.18 miSouth994.84 mi
24 hours10° 28' 05.0"714.99 miEast3° 43' 13.4"255.66 miSouth762.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSun 11:10 AM1835 km1140 miles991 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSun 12:10 PM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 1:10 PM2847 km1769 miles1537 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 2:10 PM2975 km1849 miles1606 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSun 10:10 AM3081 km1915 miles1664 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:10 AM3235 km2010 miles1747 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSun 10:10 AM3274 km2035 miles1768 nmWest W
SingaporeSun 2:10 PM3279 km2038 miles1771 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:10 PM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSun 11:10 AM3394 km2109 miles1833 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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