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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 Monday, December 23, 2013 at 05:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 26' South, Longitude: 102° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.68 meters/second, 1532.4 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"951.78 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth951.78 mi
24 hours0° 07' 26.8"7.88 mieast0° 00' 56.5"1.08 minorth7.96 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 23, 2013 at 05:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 33' North, Longitude: 14° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.30 meters/second, 1613.9 km/hour, 1002.8 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 33.8"16.71 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.18 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 33' 52.4"1002.73 miwest0° 09' 40.3"11.08 misouth1002.92 mi
24 hours10° 28' 57.5"721.71 mieast3° 58' 39.6"273.31 misouth773.45 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthMon 1:10 PM1638 km1018 miles885 nmSoutheast SE
BandungMon 12:10 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 12:10 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaMon 12:10 PM2111 km1312 miles1140 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarMon 1:10 PM2141 km1330 miles1156 nmNortheast NE
PontianakMon 12:10 PM2700 km1678 miles1458 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarMon 1:10 PM2736 km1700 miles1477 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 1:10 PM2739 km1702 miles1479 nmNorth N
EuclaMon 1:55 PM2776 km1725 miles1499 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:10 AM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmSouthwest SW
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