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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 05:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 95° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.60 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"956.16 miwest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 minorth956.17 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.7"7.32 mieast0° 06' 03.4"6.95 minorth10.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 05:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 23' South, Longitude: 120° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.69 meters/second, 1561.3 km/hour, 970.1 miles/hour or 843.0 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' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 24' 50.8"970.04 miwest0° 09' 24.3"10.78 minorth970.42 mi
24 hours13° 42' 56.5"923.05 mieast4° 05' 52.3"281.68 minorth971.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BandungFri 12:42 PM2198 km1366 miles1187 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:42 PM2220 km1380 miles1199 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 1:42 PM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:42 AM2373 km1474 miles1281 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaFri 12:42 PM2539 km1578 miles1371 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:42 PM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:42 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:42 PM2944 km1829 miles1590 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:42 PM2954 km1836 miles1595 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 11:42 AM2991 km1859 miles1615 nmWest-northwest WNW
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