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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 43' South
Longitude: 105° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.59 meters/second, 1607.7 km/hour, 999.0 miles/hour or 868.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.65 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.8"998.85 miwest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 misouth998.82 mi
24 hours0° 00' 32.4"0.60 mieast0° 18' 04.1"20.71 misouth20.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 45' South
Longitude: 128° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.92 meters/second, 1518.9 km/hour, 943.8 miles/hour or 820.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.73 miwest0° 00' 03.4"0.07 misouth15.73 mi
1 hour14° 24' 14.4"943.59 miwest0° 03' 25.0"3.92 misouth943.44 mi
24 hours14° 25' 11.2"944.62 mieast0° 45' 26.0"52.09 misouth943.91 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementTue 11:40 AM577 km359 miles312 nmNorth N
BandungTue 11:40 AM997 km619 miles538 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaTue 11:40 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmNorth N
SurakartaTue 11:40 AM1068 km664 miles577 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangTue 11:40 AM1098 km682 miles593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangTue 11:40 AM1155 km718 miles624 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaTue 11:40 AM1215 km755 miles656 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarTue 12:40 PM1304 km810 miles704 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluTue 11:40 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangTue 11:40 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth N
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