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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

UTC time = Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 6:40:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 13' South, Longitude: 80° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.37 meters/second, 1534.9 km/hour, 953.8 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"953.33 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miNorth953.34 mi
24 hours0° 07' 16.2"7.71 miEast0° 03' 47.0"4.34 miNorth8.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, December 29, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 08' South, Longitude: 33° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.43 meters/second, 1535.1 km/hour, 953.9 miles/hour or 828.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.5"15.90 miWest0° 00' 05.9"0.11 miSouth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 25' 32.7"953.60 miWest0° 05' 51.2"6.71 miSouth953.37 mi
24 hours14° 10' 07.3"936.61 miEast1° 49' 13.8"125.20 miSouth940.24 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 11:40 AM1641 km1020 miles886 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaSun 12:40 PM1959 km1217 miles1058 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisSun 10:40 AM2402 km1493 miles1297 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSun 10:40 AM2596 km1613 miles1402 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisSun 11:40 AM3038 km1888 miles1640 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSun 11:40 AM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:10 PM3330 km2069 miles1798 nmNorth N
VictoriaSun 10:40 AM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaSun 1:40 PM3394 km2109 miles1832 nmEast-northeast ENE
AntananarivoSun 9:40 AM3454 km2146 miles1865 nmWest W

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