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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 10° 35' South
Longitude: 109° 08' 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"1020.06 miwest0° 00' 54.2"1.04 minorth1020.08 mi
24 hours0° 01' 48.8"2.06 miwest0° 21' 46.3"24.94 minorth25.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 48' South
Longitude: 3° 40' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.19 meters/second, 1559.5 km/hour, 969.0 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' 07.0"0.13 misouth16.15 mi
1 hour14° 29' 07.1"968.84 miwest0° 07' 00.1"8.02 misouth968.61 mi
24 hours12° 39' 47.8"847.01 mieast2° 25' 40.7"166.96 misouth858.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YogyakartaFri 11:56 AM337 km209 miles182 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TasikmalayaFri 11:56 AM372 km231 miles201 nmNorth-northwest NNW
The SettlementFri 11:56 AM379 km236 miles205 nmWest W
SurakartaFri 11:56 AM386 km240 miles209 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PekalonganFri 11:56 AM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth N
TegalFri 11:56 AM412 km256 miles222 nmNorth N
SemarangFri 11:56 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MadiunFri 11:56 AM423 km263 miles228 nmNortheast NE
CirebonFri 11:56 AM428 km266 miles231 nmNorth N
KediriFri 11:56 AM434 km269 miles234 nmNortheast NE
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