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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 5:42:00 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 05:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 95° 36' 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"956.09 miWest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 miNorth956.11 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.7"7.31 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° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.68 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' 50.7"969.96 miWest0° 09' 24.2"10.77 miNorth970.33 mi
24 hours13° 42' 58.5"923.01 miEast4° 05' 50.4"281.63 miNorth971.75 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 PM2180 km1355 miles1177 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:42 PM2204 km1369 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
PerthFri 1:42 PM2240 km1392 miles1209 nmEast-southeast ESE
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:42 AM2392 km1486 miles1291 nmSouthwest SW
SurabayaFri 12:42 PM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 1:42 PM2617 km1626 miles1413 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 1:42 PM2813 km1748 miles1519 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:42 PM2929 km1820 miles1581 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:42 PM2950 km1833 miles1593 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Diego GarciaFri 11:42 AM3019 km1876 miles1630 nmWest-northwest WNW

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