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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, January 1, 2014 at 05:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 00' South, Longitude: 102° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.03 meters/second, 1537.3 km/hour, 955.2 miles/hour or 830.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.92 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.2"954.88 miwest0° 00' 12.2"0.24 minorth954.89 mi
24 hours0° 07' 03.8"7.50 mieast0° 05' 08.3"5.89 minorth9.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 1, 2014 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 97° 57' East

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' 22.3"15.69 miwest0° 00' 03.5"0.07 minorth15.69 mi
1 hour14° 22' 21.0"941.22 miwest0° 03' 39.0"4.19 minorth941.40 mi
24 hours14° 55' 12.8"977.07 mieast2° 05' 35.2"143.96 minorth993.39 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthWed 1:14 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmSoutheast SE
BandungWed 12:14 PM1875 km1165 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaWed 12:14 PM1934 km1201 miles1044 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaWed 12:14 PM2083 km1294 miles1124 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarWed 1:14 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNortheast NE
PontianakWed 12:14 PM2661 km1653 miles1437 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeWed 1:14 PM2694 km1674 miles1454 nmNorth N
MakassarWed 1:14 PM2716 km1688 miles1467 nmNortheast NE
EuclaWed 1:59 PM2812 km1748 miles1519 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandWed 10:14 AM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouthwest SW
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