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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 5:22:00 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 05:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 100° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.59 meters/second, 1539.3 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 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"956.08 miWest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 miNorth956.10 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.8"7.32 miEast0° 06' 03.0"6.94 miNorth10.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 05:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 27' South, Longitude: 125° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.58 meters/second, 1560.9 km/hour, 969.9 miles/hour or 842.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.16 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.16 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.1"969.72 miWest0° 09' 22.5"10.74 miNorth970.10 mi
24 hours13° 43' 34.6"923.49 miEast4° 05' 18.1"281.01 miNorth972.05 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthFri 1:22 PM1814 km1127 miles980 nmSoutheast SE
BandungFri 12:22 PM1914 km1189 miles1033 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:22 PM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 12:22 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:22 PM2214 km1375 miles1195 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 1:22 PM2690 km1672 miles1453 nmNorth N
PontianakFri 12:22 PM2694 km1674 miles1455 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:22 AM2754 km1711 miles1487 nmSouthwest SW
MakassarFri 1:22 PM2815 km1749 miles1520 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:22 PM2877 km1787 miles1553 nmNorth N

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