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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 Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' South, Longitude: 97° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.18 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.6"952.98 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth952.99 mi
24 hours0° 07' 19.5"7.76 mieast0° 03' 17.6"3.78 minorth8.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 11' South, Longitude: 36° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.78 meters/second, 1561.6 km/hour, 970.3 miles/hour or 843.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.17 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 52.4"970.16 miwest0° 08' 02.7"9.22 misouth969.91 mi
24 hours13° 16' 42.3"890.63 mieast2° 50' 44.0"195.67 misouth906.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSat 1:30 PM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungSat 12:30 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:30 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:30 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:30 AM2498 km1552 miles1349 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:30 PM2799 km1739 miles1512 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:30 PM2868 km1782 miles1549 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM2955 km1836 miles1595 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:30 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmNortheast NE
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