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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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 58' South, Longitude: 124° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.45 meters/second, 1639.6 km/hour, 1018.8 miles/hour or 885.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.98 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.98 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.9"1018.78 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.81 mi
24 hours0° 01' 38.8"1.87 miwest0° 21' 36.1"24.75 minorth24.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 31' South, Longitude: 1° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.78 meters/second, 1583.2 km/hour, 983.8 miles/hour or 854.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.40 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.40 mi
1 hour14° 30' 41.9"983.65 miwest0° 08' 33.5"9.81 misouth983.45 mi
24 hours12° 00' 13.7"813.69 mieast3° 09' 25.3"217.04 misouth837.32 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KupangThu 11:56 AM109 km68 miles59 nmNorthwest NW
SuaiThu 12:56 PM219 km136 miles118 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SameThu 12:56 PM271 km169 miles147 nmNortheast NE
DiliThu 12:56 PM309 km192 miles167 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeThu 11:56 AM360 km224 miles194 nmNorthwest NW
BaucauThu 12:56 PM374 km232 miles202 nmNortheast NE
RabaThu 11:56 AM655 km407 miles354 nmWest-northwest WNW
DarwinThu 1:26 PM747 km464 miles403 nmEast-southeast ESE
KendariThu 11:56 AM794 km493 miles428 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MakassarThu 11:56 AM830 km515 miles448 nmNorthwest NW
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