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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 = Friday, December 27, 2013 at 5:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' South, Longitude: 95° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.03 meters/second, 1533.7 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miNorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.5"952.58 miWest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 miNorth952.58 mi
24 hours0° 07' 21.9"7.80 miEast0° 02' 49.8"3.25 miNorth8.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, December 27, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' South, Longitude: 22° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.68 meters/second, 1586.5 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.9"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 29' 57.2"985.58 miWest0° 09' 23.4"10.76 miSouth985.38 mi
24 hours12° 24' 36.9"843.61 miEast3° 31' 10.1"241.93 miSouth872.40 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthFri 1:40 PM2242 km1393 miles1211 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungFri 12:40 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:40 PM2268 km1410 miles1225 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:40 AM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaFri 12:40 PM2579 km1603 miles1393 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:40 PM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM2876 km1787 miles1553 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:40 PM2993 km1860 miles1616 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 11:40 AM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmWest-northwest WNW

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