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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: 92° 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' 08.8"0.17 minorth953.39 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° 19' 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' 37.0"954.16 miwest0° 05' 56.2"6.80 misouth953.93 mi
24 hours14° 08' 32.3"935.34 mieast1° 51' 31.1"127.83 misouth939.25 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 AM2169 km1348 miles1171 nmSouthwest SW
BandungSun 12:50 PM2406 km1495 miles1299 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:50 PM2419 km1503 miles1306 nmNortheast NE
PerthSun 1:50 PM2474 km1537 miles1336 nmEast-southeast ESE
Diego GarciaSun 11:50 AM2794 km1736 miles1508 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarSun 1:50 PM2891 km1796 miles1561 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM2966 km1843 miles1602 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM3073 km1910 miles1659 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakSun 12:50 PM3133 km1947 miles1691 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSun 1:50 PM3494 km2171 miles1887 nmEast-northeast ENE
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