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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' South, Longitude: 95° 13' 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' 08.8"0.17 minorth953.39 mi
24 hours0° 07' 16.3"7.71 mieast0° 03' 45.7"4.32 minorth8.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 02' South, Longitude: 47° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.69 meters/second, 1536.1 km/hour, 954.5 miles/hour or 829.4 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"0.11 misouth15.91 mi
1 hour14° 25' 37.9"954.26 miwest0° 05' 57.2"6.82 misouth954.03 mi
24 hours14° 08' 12.7"935.06 mieast1° 51' 59.0"128.37 misouth939.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungSun 12:40 PM2238 km1391 miles1208 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:40 PM2251 km1398 miles1215 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaSun 12:40 PM2261 km1405 miles1221 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:40 AM2334 km1450 miles1260 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaSun 12:40 PM2575 km1600 miles1390 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:40 PM2674 km1661 miles1444 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:40 PM2867 km1781 miles1548 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:40 PM2986 km1855 miles1612 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:40 PM2998 km1863 miles1619 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaSun 11:40 AM3006 km1868 miles1623 nmWest-northwest WNW
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