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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° 06' 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' 19.3"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° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.73 meters/second, 1561.4 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' 51.4"970.05 miwest0° 08' 02.0"9.21 misouth969.80 mi
24 hours13° 17' 04.7"890.95 mieast2° 50' 23.4"195.28 misouth906.28 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 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 1:40 PM2258 km1403 miles1219 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaSat 12:40 PM2273 km1413 miles1228 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:40 AM2321 km1442 miles1253 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaSat 12:40 PM2588 km1608 miles1397 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 1:40 PM2687 km1670 miles1451 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:40 PM2877 km1788 miles1553 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:40 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaSat 11:40 AM2999 km1863 miles1619 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurSat 1:40 PM3007 km1869 miles1624 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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