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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 13' South
Longitude: 97° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.36 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"953.38 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 minorth953.38 mi
24 hours0° 07' 16.3"7.71 mieast0° 03' 45.5"4.31 minorth8.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 01' South
Longitude: 50° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.74 meters/second, 1536.3 km/hour, 954.6 miles/hour or 829.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.91 miwest0° 00' 06.0"0.12 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 38.9"954.36 miwest0° 05' 58.3"6.84 misouth954.13 mi
24 hours14° 07' 53.1"934.79 mieast1° 52' 26.8"128.90 misouth938.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthSun 1:30 PM2032 km1262 miles1097 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungSun 12:30 PM2091 km1299 miles1129 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSun 12:30 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSun 12:30 PM2387 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:30 PM2466 km1532 miles1332 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:30 AM2511 km1560 miles1356 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeSun 1:30 PM2790 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:30 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:30 PM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmNorth N
MakassarSun 1:30 PM3070 km1908 miles1658 nmNortheast NE
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