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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° 22' 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"960.16 miwest0° 00' 20.0"0.38 minorth960.18 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° 31' North, Longitude: 161° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.94 meters/second, 1598.2 km/hour, 993.1 miles/hour or 862.9 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"993.02 miwest0° 09' 52.7"11.32 minorth992.87 mi
24 hours11° 36' 56.9"794.71 mieast3° 40' 36.3"252.72 minorth829.78 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 PM1164 km723 miles628 nmSouth-southeast SSE
DenpasarWed 12:40 PM1559 km969 miles842 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangWed 11:40 AM1586 km985 miles856 nmNorth N
SurabayaWed 11:40 AM1665 km1034 miles899 nmNorth N
BandungWed 11:40 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaWed 11:40 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorth-northwest NNW
EuclaWed 1:25 PM2025 km1258 miles1093 nmSoutheast SE
MakassarWed 12:40 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliWed 1:40 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
Alice SpringsWed 2:10 PM2310 km1436 miles1248 nmEast E
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