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Day and Night World Map

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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 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 23' South
Longitude: 90° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.72 meters/second, 1593.8 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"990.15 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.18 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.2"2.37 mieast0° 16' 54.5"19.38 minorth19.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 18' South
Longitude: 94° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.31 meters/second, 1574.3 km/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 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' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.5"978.16 miwest0° 10' 25.2"11.94 minorth978.53 mi
24 hours13° 39' 22.6"926.41 mieast4° 26' 32.2"305.32 minorth981.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 1:10 PM1972 km1226 miles1065 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 1:10 PM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 1:10 PM2183 km1357 miles1179 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 12:10 PM2263 km1406 miles1222 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeFri 2:10 PM2527 km1570 miles1365 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:10 PM2578 km1602 miles1392 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:10 AM2594 km1612 miles1401 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SurabayaFri 1:10 PM2655 km1650 miles1434 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakFri 1:10 PM2814 km1749 miles1520 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 2:10 PM2840 km1765 miles1534 nmEast-northeast ENE
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