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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 04:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 103° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.56 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.4"1003.29 miwest0° 00' 47.3"0.90 misouth1003.26 mi
24 hours0° 00' 04.2"0.08 miwest0° 18' 49.7"21.58 misouth21.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 04:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 06' South, Longitude: 86° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.97 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 28' 54.2"986.29 miwest0° 09' 56.0"11.38 misouth986.11 mi
24 hours12° 46' 36.2"870.19 mieast3° 42' 54.8"255.39 misouth901.49 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementSat 11:50 AM549 km341 miles297 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungSat 11:50 AM999 km621 miles539 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 11:50 AM1039 km645 miles561 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaSat 11:50 AM1163 km723 miles628 nmNortheast NE
SemarangSat 11:50 AM1175 km730 miles634 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 11:50 AM1220 km758 miles659 nmNorth N
MalangSat 11:50 AM1292 km803 miles698 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 11:50 AM1318 km819 miles712 nmNorth N
SurabayaSat 11:50 AM1341 km833 miles724 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarSat 12:50 PM1483 km922 miles801 nmEast-northeast ENE
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