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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 Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 10' South, Longitude: 109° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.21 meters/second, 1577.6 km/hour, 980.2 miles/hour or 851.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.34 miwest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 minorth16.34 mi
1 hour14° 59' 51.0"980.01 miwest0° 00' 36.2"0.69 minorth980.04 mi
24 hours0° 03' 29.2"3.80 mieast0° 14' 40.3"16.82 minorth17.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 24, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 22' North, Longitude: 105° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 420.85 meters/second, 1515.1 km/hour, 941.4 miles/hour or 818.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"15.69 miwest0° 00' 02.3"0.04 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.3"941.18 miwest0° 02' 20.6"2.69 misouth941.30 mi
24 hours11° 41' 52.4"758.79 mieast1° 22' 27.9"94.55 misouth767.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MalangThu 11:52 AM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaThu 11:52 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmNorth N
DenpasarThu 12:52 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangThu 11:52 AM1350 km839 miles729 nmNorth N
SurabayaThu 11:52 AM1356 km843 miles732 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 11:52 AM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth N
JakartaThu 11:52 AM1475 km917 miles797 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PerthThu 12:52 PM1543 km959 miles833 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalembangThu 11:52 AM1870 km1162 miles1010 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 12:52 PM1873 km1164 miles1012 nmNortheast NE
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