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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 433.25 meters/second, 1559.7 kilometres/hour, 969.2 miles/hour or 842.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"968.81 miWest0° 00' 28.5"0.54 miNorth968.83 mi
24 hours0° 05' 01.9"5.42 miEast0° 11' 35.5"13.29 miNorth14.35 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 16, 2014 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 06' North, Longitude: 71° 33' West

The ground speed is currently 432.04 meters/second, 1555.3 kilometres/hour, 966.4 miles/hour or 839.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 16.0"966.23 miWest0° 05' 44.7"6.58 miSouth966.49 mi
24 hours10° 57' 49.1"728.75 miEast2° 36' 07.3"178.90 miSouth754.75 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PerthThu 12:52 PM1377 km856 miles744 nm SSE
MalangThu 11:52 AM1476 km917 miles797 nm NNE
DenpasarThu 12:52 PM1497 km930 miles808 nm NNE
SurabayaThu 11:52 AM1556 km967 miles840 nm NNE
BandungThu 11:52 AM1564 km972 miles845 nm N
JakartaThu 11:52 AM1662 km1033 miles897 nm N
MakassarThu 12:52 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nm NNE
DiliThu 1:52 PM2212 km1375 miles1194 nm NE
EuclaThu 1:37 PM2273 km1413 miles1227 nm SE
PontianakThu 11:52 AM2314 km1438 miles1250 nm N