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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° 30' 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"953.31 miwest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 minorth953.32 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° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.70 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' 38.1"954.20 miwest0° 05' 57.3"6.83 misouth953.97 mi
24 hours14° 08' 10.6"934.97 mieast1° 52' 02.1"128.42 misouth938.95 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 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:40 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaSun 12:40 PM2245 km1395 miles1212 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:40 AM2353 km1462 miles1271 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaSun 12:40 PM2553 km1586 miles1379 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSun 1:40 PM2650 km1647 miles1431 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:40 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:40 PM2970 km1846 miles1604 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:40 PM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaSun 11:40 AM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmWest-northwest WNW
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