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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 22, 2013 at 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 26' South
Longitude: 86° 52' 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' 00.7"0.01 minorth951.79 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 06' North
Longitude: 39° 35' 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"994.66 miwest0° 08' 53.2"10.18 misouth994.92 mi
24 hours10° 28' 04.9"715.04 mieast3° 43' 14.4"255.70 misouth762.40 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 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSun 12:10 PM2358 km1465 miles1273 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 1:10 PM2869 km1783 miles1549 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 2:10 PM3001 km1865 miles1620 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port LouisSun 10:10 AM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:10 AM3224 km2003 miles1741 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Saint-DenisSun 10:10 AM3246 km2017 miles1753 nmWest W
SingaporeSun 2:10 PM3296 km2048 miles1780 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 2:10 PM3351 km2082 miles1810 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSun 11:10 AM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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