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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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' South, Longitude: 93° 00' 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' 16.2"7.71 mieast0° 03' 46.0"4.32 minorth8.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 03' South, Longitude: 45° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.65 meters/second, 1535.9 km/hour, 954.4 miles/hour or 829.3 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' 37.1"954.10 miwest0° 05' 56.3"6.81 misouth953.87 mi
24 hours14° 08' 30.2"935.24 mieast1° 51' 34.1"127.88 misouth939.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSun 10:50 AM2186 km1359 miles1181 nmSouthwest SW
BandungSun 12:50 PM2386 km1483 miles1289 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:50 PM2400 km1491 miles1296 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:50 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaSun 11:50 AM2817 km1750 miles1521 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSun 1:50 PM2866 km1781 miles1547 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM3064 km1904 miles1654 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:50 PM3115 km1936 miles1682 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSun 1:50 PM3470 km2156 miles1874 nmEast-northeast ENE
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