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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 = Friday, February 8, 2013 at 5:20:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 8, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 56' South, Longitude: 103° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.71 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miNorth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.5"1002.51 miWest0° 00' 47.6"0.91 miNorth1002.55 mi
24 hours0° 00' 29.9"0.56 miEast0° 19' 10.8"21.98 miNorth21.99 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 8, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 26' South, Longitude: 74° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.45 meters/second, 1531.6 km/hour, 951.7 miles/hour or 827.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"15.86 miWest0° 00' 07.2"0.14 miNorth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 01.9"951.48 miWest0° 07' 12.7"8.26 miNorth951.83 mi
24 hours13° 42' 42.3"904.94 miEast3° 22' 02.0"231.53 miNorth941.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementFri 12:20 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungFri 12:20 PM991 km616 miles535 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:20 PM1036 km644 miles560 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaFri 12:20 PM1138 km707 miles615 nmNortheast NE
SemarangFri 12:20 PM1156 km718 miles624 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:20 PM1240 km771 miles670 nmNorth N
MalangFri 12:20 PM1255 km780 miles678 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaFri 12:20 PM1315 km817 miles710 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 12:20 PM1328 km825 miles717 nmNorth N
DenpasarFri 1:20 PM1449 km900 miles782 nmEast-northeast ENE

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