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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, February 23, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 46' South, Longitude: 91° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 457.20 meters/second, 1645.9 km/hour, 1022.7 miles/hour or 888.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.05 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.05 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.2"1022.71 miwest0° 00' 55.1"1.05 minorth1022.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.2"2.43 miwest0° 22' 07.8"25.35 minorth25.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, February 23, 2009 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' South, Longitude: 71° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.22 meters/second, 1556.0 km/hour, 966.8 miles/hour or 840.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.9"16.11 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 32' 53.9"966.64 miwest0° 11' 30.2"13.18 minorth967.19 mi
24 hours10° 41' 23.0"710.33 mieast4° 55' 04.5"338.11 minorth793.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamMon 12:36 PM638 km396 miles344 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengkuluMon 1:06 PM1353 km841 miles731 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangMon 1:06 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanMon 1:06 PM1673 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaMon 1:06 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungMon 1:06 PM1794 km1115 miles969 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurMon 2:06 PM1816 km1128 miles980 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeMon 2:06 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaMon 12:06 PM2125 km1321 miles1148 nmWest W
PontianakMon 1:06 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmEast-northeast ENE
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