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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° 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"952.99 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth952.99 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° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.68 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' 50.5"969.93 miwest0° 08' 01.3"9.19 misouth969.69 mi
24 hours13° 17' 26.9"891.28 mieast2° 50' 02.7"194.88 misouth906.52 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 AM2156 km1340 miles1164 nmSouthwest SW
BandungSat 12:50 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:50 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNortheast NE
PerthSat 1:50 PM2482 km1543 miles1340 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaSat 11:50 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSat 1:50 PM2904 km1805 miles1568 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 1:50 PM2977 km1850 miles1608 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:50 PM3083 km1916 miles1665 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSat 12:50 PM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmNortheast NE
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 10:50 AM3495 km2172 miles1887 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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