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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 Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' South, Longitude: 110° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.35 meters/second, 1534.9 km/hour, 953.7 miles/hour or 828.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.90 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.7"953.29 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth953.30 mi
24 hours0° 07' 16.4"7.71 mieast0° 03' 44.5"4.29 minorth8.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 56' South, Longitude: 62° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.97 meters/second, 1537.1 km/hour, 955.1 miles/hour or 830.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 25' 43.6"954.82 miwest0° 06' 03.3"6.94 misouth954.59 mi
24 hours14° 06' 12.5"933.30 mieast1° 54' 48.6"131.60 misouth937.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSun 12:40 PM1103 km685 miles596 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarSun 12:40 PM1688 km1049 miles911 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSun 11:40 AM1703 km1058 miles919 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 11:40 AM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNorth N
BandungSun 11:40 AM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNorth N
JakartaSun 11:40 AM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 1:25 PM2042 km1269 miles1102 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarSun 12:40 PM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSun 1:40 PM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 2:10 PM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmEast E
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