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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 Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 15' South, Longitude: 111° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.38 meters/second, 1545.8 km/hour, 960.5 miles/hour or 834.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.01 miwest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 minorth16.01 mi
1 hour14° 59' 44.1"960.09 miwest0° 00' 20.0"0.38 minorth960.11 mi
24 hours0° 06' 17.2"6.71 mieast0° 08' 15.5"9.47 minorth11.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, January 8, 2014 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 30' North, Longitude: 161° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 863.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.55 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 30' 52.7"992.96 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 minorth992.81 mi
24 hours11° 36' 57.2"794.67 mieast3° 40' 37.9"252.73 minorth829.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthWed 12:40 PM1153 km717 miles623 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarWed 12:40 PM1551 km964 miles838 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 11:40 AM1583 km984 miles855 nmNorth N
SurabayaWed 11:40 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorth N
BandungWed 11:40 AM1751 km1088 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaWed 11:40 AM1856 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 1:25 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarWed 12:40 PM2070 km1286 miles1118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliWed 1:40 PM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsWed 2:10 PM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmEast E
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