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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 Friday, January 24, 2014 at 05:18:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 13' South, Longitude: 103° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.06 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"979.68 miwest0° 00' 36.0"0.69 minorth979.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 33.5"3.88 mieast0° 14' 36.0"16.74 minorth17.18 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 24, 2014 at 05:18:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 8° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.25 meters/second, 1574.1 km/hour, 978.1 miles/hour or 849.9 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 misouth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 29' 46.0"977.95 miwest0° 08' 19.5"9.54 misouth977.73 mi
24 hours12° 27' 37.7"840.65 mieast3° 01' 46.2"208.29 misouth860.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
The SettlementFri 12:18 PM1000 km621 miles540 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BandungFri 12:18 PM1441 km895 miles778 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:18 PM1498 km931 miles809 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangFri 12:18 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaFri 12:18 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:18 PM1710 km1062 miles923 nmNorth N
DenpasarFri 1:18 PM1744 km1084 miles942 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 12:18 PM1803 km1121 miles974 nmNorth N
PerthFri 1:18 PM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmSoutheast SE
PontianakFri 12:18 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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