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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

UTC time = Friday, February 21, 2014 at 5:56:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 34' South, Longitude: 94° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.04 meters/second, 1641.8 km/hour, 1020.1 miles/hour or 886.5 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' 04.3"1020.04 miWest0° 00' 54.3"1.04 miNorth1020.06 mi
24 hours0° 01' 49.2"2.06 miWest0° 21' 46.6"24.95 miNorth25.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 21, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 55' South, Longitude: 17° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.93 meters/second, 1558.5 km/hour, 968.4 miles/hour or 841.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.0"16.14 miWest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 miSouth16.14 mi
1 hour14° 29' 03.1"968.19 miWest0° 06' 55.8"7.94 miSouth967.96 mi
24 hours12° 41' 23.5"848.28 miEast2° 23' 40.8"164.66 miSouth859.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamFri 12:26 PM321 km199 miles173 nmEast-southeast ESE
BengkuluFri 12:56 PM1146 km712 miles619 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 12:56 PM1418 km881 miles766 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:56 PM1451 km902 miles784 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 12:56 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanFri 12:56 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeFri 1:56 PM1677 km1042 miles906 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:56 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PontianakFri 12:56 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNortheast NE
SurabayaFri 12:56 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmEast E

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