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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 Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 49' South, Longitude: 116° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.63 meters/second, 1654.7 km/hour, 1028.2 miles/hour or 893.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.14 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 08.9"1028.11 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 misouth1028.09 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.1"4.06 miwest0° 22' 21.1"25.60 misouth25.92 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 13, 2013 at 04:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 42' South, Longitude: 134° 57' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.37 meters/second, 1563.7 km/hour, 971.7 miles/hour or 844.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.19 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 27' 19.2"971.49 miwest0° 08' 36.0"9.86 minorth971.83 mi
24 hours12° 50' 52.6"863.49 mieast3° 46' 17.4"259.24 minorth907.57 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MataramSun 12:00 Noon100 km62 miles54 nmSouth-southwest SSW
UbudSun 12:00 Noon164 km102 miles88 nmWest-southwest WSW
SingarajaSun 12:00 Noon164 km102 miles89 nmWest-southwest WSW
DenpasarSun 12:00 Noon175 km109 miles95 nmWest-southwest WSW
RabaSun 12:00 Noon250 km155 miles135 nmEast-southeast ESE
MalangSun 11:00 AM422 km262 miles228 nmWest W
SurabayaSun 11:00 AM427 km265 miles231 nmWest W
MakassarSun 12:00 Noon431 km268 miles233 nmNortheast NE
KediriSun 11:00 AM503 km313 miles272 nmWest W
BanjarmasinSun 12:00 Noon543 km337 miles293 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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