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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 = Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 4:56:00 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 Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 109° 23' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 456.55 meters/second, 1643.6 km/hour, 1021.3 miles/hour or 887.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.02 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.02 mi
1 hour15° 00' 04.7"1021.18 miWest0° 00' 54.6"1.04 miNorth1021.21 mi
24 hours0° 01' 57.7"2.23 miWest0° 21' 55.9"25.12 miNorth25.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 22, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 9° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.18 meters/second, 1537.9 km/hour, 955.6 miles/hour or 830.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 27' 29.9"955.30 miWest0° 04' 58.0"5.69 miSouth955.10 mi
24 hours13° 17' 45.9"878.54 miEast1° 30' 53.9"104.19 miSouth881.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
YogyakartaSat 11:56 AM289 km180 miles156 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurakartaSat 11:56 AM338 km210 miles183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TasikmalayaSat 11:56 AM343 km213 miles185 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PekalonganSat 11:56 AM369 km229 miles199 nmNorth N
TegalSat 11:56 AM373 km232 miles201 nmNorth N
MadiunSat 11:56 AM375 km233 miles202 nmNortheast NE
SemarangSat 11:56 AM376 km234 miles203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KediriSat 11:56 AM386 km240 miles209 nmNortheast NE
CirebonSat 11:56 AM393 km244 miles212 nmNorth-northwest NNW
The SettlementSat 11:56 AM408 km253 miles220 nmWest W

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