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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 23, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 28' South, Longitude: 108° 40' 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"978.23 miwest0° 00' 35.1"0.67 minorth978.26 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° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.48 meters/second, 1596.5 km/hour, 992.0 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 misouth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.9"991.95 miwest0° 09' 25.9"10.80 misouth991.79 mi
24 hours11° 43' 27.9"800.76 mieast3° 34' 57.8"246.27 misouth833.42 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 AM1340 km833 miles724 nmNorth N
MalangThu 11:56 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarThu 12:56 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungThu 11:56 AM1392 km865 miles752 nmNorth N
SemarangThu 11:56 AM1393 km866 miles752 nmNorth N
SurabayaThu 11:56 AM1420 km882 miles767 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaThu 11:56 AM1487 km924 miles803 nmNorth N
PerthThu 12:56 PM1560 km969 miles842 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengkuluThu 11:56 AM1868 km1160 miles1008 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangThu 11:56 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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