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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 5:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 98° 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"956.09 miWest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 miNorth956.10 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.8"7.32 miEast0° 06' 03.1"6.94 miNorth10.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 25' South, Longitude: 123° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.62 meters/second, 1561.0 km/hour, 970.0 miles/hour or 842.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.7"16.17 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 49.7"969.82 miWest0° 09' 23.2"10.75 miNorth970.19 mi
24 hours13° 43' 20.1"923.30 miEast4° 05' 31.0"281.26 miNorth971.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthFri 1:30 PM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmSoutheast SE
BandungFri 12:30 PM2007 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:30 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 12:30 PM2294 km1425 miles1239 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:30 PM2369 km1472 miles1279 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:30 AM2605 km1619 miles1407 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeFri 1:30 PM2727 km1695 miles1473 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:30 PM2778 km1726 miles1500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM2894 km1798 miles1563 nmNorth N
MakassarFri 1:30 PM2973 km1847 miles1605 nmNortheast NE

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