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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 = Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 3:40:00 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 Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' South, Longitude: 128° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.03 meters/second, 1605.7 km/hour, 997.8 miles/hour or 867.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.63 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miNorth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 59' 56.8"997.53 miWest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 miNorth997.57 mi
24 hours0° 01' 08.7"1.27 miEast0° 18' 18.9"20.99 miNorth21.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 41' North, Longitude: 165° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.71 meters/second, 1586.6 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.43 miWest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 miNorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 04.6"985.71 miWest0° 09' 11.9"10.54 miNorth985.51 mi
24 hours11° 55' 15.4"810.34 miEast3° 20' 34.6"229.79 miNorth837.56 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
DarwinWed 1:10 PM463 km288 miles250 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tennant CreekWed 1:10 PM729 km453 miles393 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiWed 12:40 PM815 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SameWed 12:40 PM829 km515 miles448 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangWed 11:40 AM834 km518 miles450 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauWed 12:40 PM859 km534 miles464 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 12:40 PM878 km546 miles474 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsWed 1:10 PM1025 km637 miles554 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarWed 11:40 AM1555 km966 miles840 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarWed 11:40 AM1654 km1028 miles893 nmWest-northwest WNW

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