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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 Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 04:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 57' South, Longitude: 109° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.25 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.15 miwest0° 00' 00.5"0.01 minorth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 59' 47.1"968.87 miwest0° 00' 28.5"0.54 minorth968.90 mi
24 hours0° 05' 01.9"5.42 mieast0° 11' 35.5"13.29 minorth14.36 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 05' North, Longitude: 71° 50' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.04 meters/second, 1555.3 km/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.11 miwest0° 00' 05.6"0.11 misouth16.11 mi
1 hour14° 32' 16.1"966.31 miwest0° 05' 44.7"6.58 misouth966.56 mi
24 hours10° 57' 48.3"728.79 mieast2° 36' 09.1"178.94 misouth754.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 12:52 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MalangThu 11:52 AM1486 km924 miles803 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 12:52 PM1509 km937 miles815 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 11:52 AM1561 km970 miles843 nmNorth N
SurabayaThu 11:52 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:52 AM1657 km1030 miles895 nmNorth N
MakassarThu 12:52 PM2072 km1287 miles1119 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DiliThu 1:52 PM2236 km1389 miles1207 nmNortheast NE
EuclaThu 1:37 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmSoutheast SE
PontianakThu 11:52 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmNorth N
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