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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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' South, Longitude: 92° 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"952.92 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth952.93 mi
24 hours0° 07' 19.3"7.76 mieast0° 03' 18.0"3.79 minorth8.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 13' South, Longitude: 32° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.69 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 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' 50.6"969.88 miwest0° 08' 01.3"9.19 misouth969.63 mi
24 hours13° 17' 24.3"891.18 mieast2° 50' 05.1"194.91 misouth906.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSat 10:50 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouthwest SW
BandungSat 12:50 PM2399 km1491 miles1296 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:50 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 1:50 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaSat 11:50 AM2810 km1746 miles1517 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSat 1:50 PM2880 km1789 miles1555 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 1:50 PM2965 km1842 miles1601 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:50 PM3074 km1910 miles1660 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:50 PM3128 km1944 miles1689 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSat 1:50 PM3484 km2165 miles1881 nmEast-northeast ENE
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