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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 Friday, February 21, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 36' South, Longitude: 111° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.02 meters/second, 1641.7 km/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.00 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.00 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.2"1019.98 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 minorth1020.00 mi
24 hours0° 01' 48.8"2.05 miwest0° 21' 46.3"24.94 minorth25.02 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 47' South, Longitude: 0° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.24 meters/second, 1559.7 km/hour, 969.1 miles/hour or 842.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.15 miwest0° 00' 07.1"0.13 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 29' 07.8"968.89 miwest0° 07' 01.0"8.04 misouth968.66 mi
24 hours12° 39' 29.9"846.70 mieast2° 26' 03.3"167.38 misouth858.18 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KediriFri 11:46 AM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth N
MalangFri 11:46 AM303 km188 miles164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MadiunFri 11:46 AM332 km206 miles179 nmNorth N
YogyakartaFri 11:46 AM352 km219 miles190 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurakartaFri 11:46 AM358 km223 miles194 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SurabayaFri 11:46 AM379 km236 miles205 nmNorth-northeast NNE
DenpasarFri 12:46 PM422 km262 miles228 nmEast-northeast ENE
SemarangFri 11:46 AM432 km268 miles233 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KudusFri 11:46 AM440 km274 miles238 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingarajaFri 12:46 PM447 km278 miles242 nmNortheast NE
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