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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° 53' 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"952.91 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth952.92 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° 10' South, Longitude: 37° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.79 meters/second, 1561.6 km/hour, 970.4 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' 52.5"970.10 miwest0° 08' 02.7"9.22 misouth969.86 mi
24 hours13° 16' 39.8"890.53 mieast2° 50' 46.4"195.70 misouth905.96 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 PM2015 km1252 miles1088 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungSat 12:30 PM2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM2123 km1319 miles1147 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:30 PM2380 km1479 miles1285 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:30 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:30 AM2518 km1565 miles1360 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSat 1:30 PM2792 km1735 miles1508 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:30 PM2855 km1774 miles1541 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNorth N
MakassarSat 1:30 PM3061 km1902 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
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