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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 16' South, Longitude: 80° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.19 meters/second, 1534.3 km/hour, 953.4 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"952.93 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth952.94 mi
24 hours0° 07' 19.2"7.76 mieast0° 03' 18.9"3.80 minorth8.64 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 28, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 20' South, Longitude: 20° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.43 meters/second, 1560.4 km/hour, 969.6 miles/hour or 842.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.16 miwest0° 00' 08.0"0.15 misouth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 27' 46.0"969.31 miwest0° 07' 57.7"9.12 misouth969.07 mi
24 hours13° 19' 15.6"892.81 mieast2° 48' 20.9"192.93 misouth907.60 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 11:40 AM1633 km1015 miles882 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaSat 12:40 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 10:40 AM2390 km1485 miles1291 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:40 AM2584 km1605 miles1395 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:40 AM3029 km1882 miles1635 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 11:40 AM3126 km1943 miles1688 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM3381 km2101 miles1826 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:40 PM3407 km2117 miles1840 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSat 9:40 AM3442 km2138 miles1858 nmWest W
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