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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 Wednesday, February 5, 2014 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 58' South, Longitude: 128° 13' 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"997.60 miwest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 minorth997.64 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° 56' 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"985.77 miwest0° 09' 11.9"10.54 minorth985.57 mi
24 hours11° 55' 15.2"810.38 mieast3° 20' 32.7"229.77 minorth837.59 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 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNortheast NE
Tennant CreekWed 1:10 PM753 km468 miles407 nmSoutheast SE
SuaiWed 12:40 PM802 km499 miles433 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KupangWed 11:40 AM815 km506 miles440 nmNorthwest NW
SameWed 12:40 PM819 km509 miles442 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BaucauWed 12:40 PM851 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DiliWed 12:40 PM868 km539 miles469 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Alice SpringsWed 1:10 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarWed 11:40 AM1535 km954 miles829 nmNorthwest NW
DenpasarWed 11:40 AM1625 km1010 miles878 nmWest-northwest WNW
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