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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, February 14, 2013 at 05:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 57' South, Longitude: 100° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.11 meters/second, 1627.6 km/hour, 1011.3 miles/hour or 878.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.86 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1011.20 miwest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 minorth1011.23 mi
24 hours0° 00' 38.9"0.73 miwest0° 20' 32.8"23.54 minorth23.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 05:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 38' North, Longitude: 144° 47' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.27 meters/second, 1599.4 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.56 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.4"993.69 miwest0° 10' 16.8"11.77 minorth993.53 mi
24 hours11° 15' 22.3"769.81 mieast3° 50' 37.4"264.19 minorth809.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamThu 12:04 PM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
The SettlementThu 12:34 PM670 km416 miles362 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluThu 12:34 PM1042 km648 miles563 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 12:34 PM1058 km657 miles571 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 12:34 PM1064 km661 miles575 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 12:34 PM1218 km757 miles658 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangThu 12:34 PM1314 km816 miles709 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurakartaThu 12:34 PM1325 km823 miles715 nmEast-northeast ENE
MalangThu 12:34 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaThu 12:34 PM1527 km949 miles825 nmEast-northeast ENE
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