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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 49' South
Longitude: 98° 19' 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"956.15 miwest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 minorth956.17 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.8"7.32 mieast0° 06' 03.2"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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 25' South
Longitude: 123° 26' 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' 49.8"969.90 miwest0° 09' 23.3"10.76 minorth970.27 mi
24 hours13° 43' 18.1"923.34 mieast4° 05' 33.0"281.32 minorth971.98 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 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmSoutheast SE
BandungFri 12:30 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:30 PM2059 km1279 miles1112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 12:30 PM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:30 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:30 AM2584 km1606 miles1395 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeFri 1:30 PM2734 km1699 miles1476 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:30 PM2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorth N
MakassarFri 1:30 PM2995 km1861 miles1617 nmNortheast NE
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