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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 Friday, December 27, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' South, Longitude: 94° 59' 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"952.64 miwest0° 00' 06.4"0.12 minorth952.65 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° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.68 meters/second, 1586.4 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' 57.1"985.64 miwest0° 09' 23.4"10.76 misouth985.44 mi
24 hours12° 24' 39.4"843.70 mieast3° 31' 08.6"241.92 misouth872.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 12:40 PM2262 km1406 miles1222 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 1:40 PM2267 km1408 miles1224 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaFri 12:40 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:40 AM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaFri 12:40 PM2601 km1616 miles1404 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:40 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM2886 km1793 miles1558 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 11:40 AM2991 km1858 miles1615 nmWest-northwest WNW
PontianakFri 12:40 PM3009 km1870 miles1625 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM3016 km1874 miles1628 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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