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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, September 6, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 22' North, Longitude: 94° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.10 meters/second, 1659.9 km/hour, 1031.4 miles/hour or 896.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.19 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.19 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.6"1031.48 miwest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 misouth1031.50 mi
24 hours0° 05' 04.8"5.82 miwest0° 22' 25.6"25.69 misouth26.34 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, September 6, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 101° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 km/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.2"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 09.5"1005.50 miwest0° 10' 51.7"12.44 misouth1005.56 mi
24 hours11° 16' 05.2"779.45 mieast4° 20' 08.3"297.92 misouth833.52 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehFri 12:40 PM142 km88 miles77 nmSoutheast SE
PhuketFri 12:40 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanFri 12:40 PM572 km356 miles309 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port BlairFri 11:10 AM619 km385 miles334 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PematangsiantarFri 12:40 PM641 km399 miles346 nmSoutheast SE
Alor SetarFri 1:40 PM669 km416 miles361 nmEast E
George TownFri 1:40 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast E
Hat YaiFri 12:40 PM683 km425 miles369 nmEast E
IpohFri 1:40 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM893 km555 miles482 nmEast-southeast ESE
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