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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 Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 05:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 51' South, Longitude: 105° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.62 meters/second, 1640.2 km/hour, 1019.2 miles/hour or 885.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.99 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.99 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.0"1019.08 miwest0° 00' 53.9"1.03 minorth1019.11 mi
24 hours0° 01' 42.2"1.93 miwest0° 21' 38.9"24.80 minorth24.87 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 20, 2013 at 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 23' North, Longitude: 141° 14' 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' 30.7"15.69 miwest0° 00' 01.5"0.03 misouth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 30' 49.7"941.11 miwest0° 01' 32.2"1.76 misouth941.19 mi
24 hours11° 39' 19.5"755.85 mieast1° 03' 00.2"72.23 misouth761.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementWed 12:12 PM47 km29 miles25 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogorWed 12:12 PM496 km308 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungWed 12:12 PM496 km309 miles268 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TasikmalayaWed 12:12 PM499 km310 miles269 nmNortheast NE
SerangWed 12:12 PM530 km329 miles286 nmNorth N
BekasiWed 12:12 PM539 km335 miles291 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 12:12 PM543 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northeast NNE
CirebonWed 12:12 PM567 km353 miles306 nmNortheast NE
TegalWed 12:12 PM599 km372 miles323 nmNortheast NE
Bandar LampungWed 12:12 PM603 km375 miles325 nmNorth N
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