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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

UTC time = Friday, January 3, 2014 at 4:32:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 04:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 50' South, Longitude: 113° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.58 meters/second, 1539.3 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miWest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 miNorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.06 miWest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 miNorth956.07 mi
24 hours0° 06' 53.0"7.32 miEast0° 06' 02.0"6.92 miNorth10.08 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 04:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 34' South, Longitude: 137° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.31 meters/second, 1559.9 km/hour, 969.3 miles/hour or 842.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"16.15 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 24' 45.5"969.13 miWest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 miNorth969.50 mi
24 hours13° 45' 04.7"924.67 miEast4° 03' 56.1"279.45 miNorth972.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
CarnarvonFri 12:32 PM235 km146 miles127 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PerthFri 12:32 PM1048 km651 miles566 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarFri 12:32 PM1585 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
MalangFri 11:32 AM1644 km1022 miles888 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 11:32 AM1723 km1070 miles930 nmNorth N
EuclaFri 1:17 PM1843 km1145 miles995 nmSoutheast SE
BandungFri 11:32 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaFri 11:32 AM1965 km1221 miles1061 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliFri 1:32 PM2067 km1285 miles1116 nmNortheast NE
MakassarFri 12:32 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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