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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, January 31, 2014 at 6:10:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 90° 51' East

The ground speed is currently 442.72 meters/second, 1593.8 kilometres/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"990.08 miWest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 miNorth990.11 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 Latitude: 11° 18' South, Longitude: 94° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 437.30 meters/second, 1574.3 kilometres/hour, 978.2 miles/hour or 850.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.30 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.30 mi
1 hour14° 25' 09.4"978.08 miWest0° 10' 25.1"11.93 miNorth978.45 mi
24 hours13° 39' 24.3"926.37 miEast4° 26' 30.9"305.27 miNorth981.28 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamFri 12:40 PM874 km543 miles472 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 1:10 PM1953 km1213 miles1054 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 1:10 PM2136 km1327 miles1154 nmNortheast NE
BandungFri 1:10 PM2158 km1341 miles1165 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 12:10 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeFri 2:10 PM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:10 PM2566 km1594 miles1386 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:10 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SurabayaFri 1:10 PM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakFri 1:10 PM2792 km1735 miles1507 nmNortheast NE

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