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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 = Friday, January 24, 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 Friday, January 24, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 109° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.05 meters/second, 1577.0 km/hour, 979.9 miles/hour or 851.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"16.33 miWest0° 00' 00.6"0.01 miNorth16.33 mi
1 hour14° 59' 50.9"979.59 miWest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 miNorth979.62 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.7"3.88 miEast0° 14' 35.6"16.73 miNorth17.17 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 44' South, Longitude: 14° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.36 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.7"16.30 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 29' 47.7"978.13 miWest0° 08' 20.7"9.56 miSouth977.90 mi
24 hours12° 26' 52.8"839.93 miEast3° 02' 24.5"209.01 miSouth860.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SurakartaFri 11:56 AM1304 km811 miles704 nmNorth N
MalangFri 11:56 AM1305 km811 miles704 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 12:56 PM1348 km838 miles728 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangFri 11:56 AM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
BandungFri 11:56 AM1369 km851 miles739 nmNorth N
SurabayaFri 11:56 AM1384 km860 miles747 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 11:56 AM1466 km911 miles792 nmNorth N
PerthFri 12:56 PM1568 km975 miles847 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalembangFri 11:56 AM1854 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluFri 11:56 AM1858 km1154 miles1003 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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