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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 Monday, December 30, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 09' South, Longitude: 95° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.56 meters/second, 1535.6 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 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' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.8"953.83 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 minorth953.84 mi
24 hours0° 07' 12.7"7.65 mieast0° 04' 13.6"4.85 minorth9.06 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, December 30, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 54' South, Longitude: 61° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.27 meters/second, 1516.6 km/hour, 942.4 miles/hour or 818.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.6"15.71 miwest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 misouth15.71 mi
1 hour14° 23' 41.1"942.12 miwest0° 03' 08.9"3.61 misouth941.98 mi
24 hours14° 47' 11.6"967.75 mieast0° 37' 49.3"43.36 misouth966.88 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungMon 12:40 PM2225 km1382 miles1201 nmNortheast NE
PerthMon 1:40 PM2243 km1394 miles1211 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaMon 12:40 PM2248 km1397 miles1214 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandMon 10:40 AM2347 km1459 miles1267 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaMon 12:40 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarMon 1:40 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 1:40 PM2856 km1775 miles1542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakMon 12:40 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:40 PM2988 km1857 miles1614 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaMon 11:40 AM3013 km1872 miles1627 nmWest-northwest WNW
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