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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° 06' 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"953.00 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth953.01 mi
24 hours0° 07' 19.2"7.76 mieast0° 03' 19.0"3.81 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: 19° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.43 meters/second, 1560.3 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' 45.9"969.37 miwest0° 07' 57.7"9.12 misouth969.12 mi
24 hours13° 19' 18.1"892.91 mieast2° 48' 18.7"192.89 misouth907.69 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 AM1629 km1012 miles880 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaSat 12:40 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSat 10:40 AM2362 km1468 miles1275 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:40 AM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:40 AM3022 km1878 miles1632 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 11:40 AM3119 km1938 miles1684 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM3336 km2073 miles1801 nmNorth N
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM3357 km2086 miles1813 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoSat 9:40 AM3413 km2121 miles1843 nmWest W
JakartaSat 1:40 PM3432 km2133 miles1853 nmEast-northeast ENE
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