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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 Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 05:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 55' South, Longitude: 97° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.30 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.3"955.49 miwest0° 00' 13.5"0.26 minorth955.51 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.5"7.41 mieast0° 05' 36.1"6.42 minorth9.81 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 05:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 108° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.29 meters/second, 1534.7 km/hour, 953.6 miles/hour or 828.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.89 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 23' 15.2"953.45 miwest0° 06' 53.6"7.90 minorth953.77 mi
24 hours14° 24' 38.7"954.99 mieast3° 15' 52.3"224.47 minorth988.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 1:32 PM2051 km1275 miles1108 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungThu 12:32 PM2064 km1282 miles1114 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 12:32 PM2098 km1304 miles1133 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 12:32 PM2365 km1470 miles1277 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 1:32 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 10:32 AM2532 km1574 miles1367 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeThu 1:32 PM2759 km1714 miles1490 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:32 PM2829 km1758 miles1527 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:32 PM2914 km1811 miles1574 nmNorth N
MakassarThu 1:32 PM3052 km1896 miles1648 nmNortheast NE
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