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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 27, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 22' South
Longitude: 97° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.99 meters/second, 1652.4 km/hour, 1026.7 miles/hour or 892.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.73 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.4"3.05 miwest0° 22' 37.5"25.92 minorth26.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 05' South
Longitude: 68° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.42 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.2"971.67 miwest0° 09' 09.9"10.50 minorth972.02 mi
24 hours13° 43' 42.2"925.04 mieast4° 02' 05.3"277.34 minorth972.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamThu 12:10 PM430 km267 miles232 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BengkuluThu 12:40 PM698 km434 miles377 nmNortheast NE
The SettlementThu 12:40 PM884 km549 miles477 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalembangThu 12:40 PM964 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM1013 km630 miles547 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 12:40 PM1082 km672 miles584 nmEast E
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanThu 12:40 PM1324 km823 miles715 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SemarangThu 12:40 PM1387 km862 miles749 nmEast E
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