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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' South, Longitude: 95° 23' 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"952.92 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth952.92 mi
24 hours0° 07' 19.5"7.76 mieast0° 03' 17.8"3.78 minorth8.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 12' South, Longitude: 34° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.74 meters/second, 1561.5 km/hour, 970.2 miles/hour or 843.1 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' 51.6"969.99 miwest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 misouth969.75 mi
24 hours13° 17' 02.1"890.85 mieast2° 50' 25.7"195.31 misouth906.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungSat 12:40 PM2233 km1387 miles1206 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 1:40 PM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaSat 12:40 PM2257 km1402 miles1219 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:40 AM2340 km1454 miles1264 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaSat 12:40 PM2566 km1595 miles1386 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:40 PM2664 km1655 miles1438 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:40 PM2867 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:40 PM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:40 PM3000 km1864 miles1620 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaSat 11:40 AM3023 km1878 miles1632 nmWest-northwest WNW
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