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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: 101° 59' 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"951.85 miwest0° 00' 01.8"0.03 minorth951.85 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° 33' 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"1002.80 miwest0° 09' 40.3"11.08 misouth1003.00 mi
24 hours10° 28' 57.7"721.76 mieast3° 58' 40.3"273.34 misouth773.51 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 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmSoutheast SE
BandungMon 12:10 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 12:10 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaMon 12:10 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 1:10 PM2160 km1342 miles1166 nmNortheast NE
PontianakMon 12:10 PM2708 km1683 miles1462 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeMon 1:10 PM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmNorth N
MakassarMon 1:10 PM2756 km1713 miles1488 nmNortheast NE
EuclaMon 1:55 PM2802 km1741 miles1513 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:10 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmSouthwest SW
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