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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 31, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 24' South, Longitude: 98° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.71 meters/second, 1593.7 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.4"990.12 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.15 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.5"2.38 mieast0° 16' 54.1"19.38 minorth19.52 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 23' South, Longitude: 101° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.16 meters/second, 1573.8 km/hour, 977.9 miles/hour or 849.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.30 miwest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 minorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 25' 07.8"977.84 miwest0° 10' 23.0"11.90 minorth978.20 mi
24 hours13° 40' 06.4"926.96 mieast4° 25' 53.3"304.58 minorth981.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamFri 12:10 PM597 km371 miles323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BandungFri 12:40 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:40 PM1567 km973 miles846 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:40 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangFri 12:40 PM1753 km1089 miles947 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangFri 12:40 PM1902 km1182 miles1027 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaFri 12:40 PM1948 km1211 miles1052 nmEast-northeast ENE
DenpasarFri 1:40 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:40 PM2284 km1419 miles1233 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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