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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 = Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 4:56:00 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 Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 108° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.42 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.31 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.4"978.16 miWest0° 00' 35.1"0.67 miNorth978.19 mi
24 hours0° 03' 45.3"4.08 miEast0° 14' 14.2"16.32 miNorth16.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 23, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 09' South, Longitude: 2° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.49 meters/second, 1596.6 km/hour, 992.1 miles/hour or 862.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.53 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 31' 27.1"991.89 miWest0° 09' 26.0"10.80 miSouth991.73 mi
24 hours11° 43' 26.0"800.67 miEast3° 34' 59.0"246.27 miSouth833.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SurakartaThu 11:56 AM1331 km827 miles719 nmNorth N
MalangThu 11:56 AM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 12:56 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangThu 11:56 AM1390 km863 miles750 nmNorth N
BandungThu 11:56 AM1395 km867 miles753 nmNorth N
SurabayaThu 11:56 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:56 AM1491 km927 miles805 nmNorth N
PerthThu 12:56 PM1547 km961 miles836 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalembangThu 11:56 AM1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluThu 11:56 AM1879 km1168 miles1015 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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