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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 Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 56' South
Longitude: 94° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 455.50 meters/second, 1639.8 km/hour, 1018.9 miles/hour or 885.4 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' 04.0"1018.89 miwest0° 00' 53.8"1.03 minorth1018.91 mi
24 hours0° 01' 39.7"1.88 miwest0° 21' 36.9"24.76 minorth24.83 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 48' South
Longitude: 30° 12' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 439.28 meters/second, 1581.4 km/hour, 982.6 miles/hour or 853.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.38 miwest0° 00' 08.5"0.16 misouth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 30' 34.7"982.51 miwest0° 08' 27.4"9.69 misouth982.30 mi
24 hours12° 03' 15.7"816.28 mieast3° 06' 25.9"213.62 misouth838.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamThu 12:26 PM327 km203 miles176 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengkuluThu 12:56 PM1193 km741 miles644 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 12:56 PM1464 km910 miles790 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:56 PM1491 km926 miles805 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 12:56 PM1544 km959 miles834 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanThu 12:56 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeThu 1:56 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:56 PM1766 km1097 miles954 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakThu 12:56 PM2068 km1285 miles1117 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaThu 12:56 PM2083 km1294 miles1125 nmEast E
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