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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° 13' 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"953.36 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth953.37 mi
24 hours0° 07' 16.4"7.71 mieast0° 03' 44.6"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° 09' 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' 43.5"954.87 miwest0° 06' 03.2"6.94 misouth954.64 mi
24 hours14° 06' 14.7"933.40 mieast1° 54' 45.6"131.55 misouth937.74 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 PM1117 km694 miles603 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarSun 12:40 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangSun 11:40 AM1707 km1061 miles922 nmNorth N
SurabayaSun 11:40 AM1786 km1110 miles964 nmNorth N
BandungSun 11:40 AM1825 km1134 miles985 nmNorth N
JakartaSun 11:40 AM1924 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaSun 1:25 PM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmEast-southeast ESE
MakassarSun 12:40 PM2231 km1386 miles1205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliSun 1:40 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsSun 2:10 PM2414 km1500 miles1304 nmEast E
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