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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

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

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

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 461.10 meters/second, 1659.9 kilometres/hour, 1031.4 miles/hour or 896.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1031.41 miWest0° 00' 55.9"1.07 miSouth1031.42 mi
24 hours0° 05' 04.7"5.82 miWest0° 22' 25.6"25.68 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° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 449.51 meters/second, 1618.2 kilometres/hour, 1005.5 miles/hour or 873.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 09.6"1005.43 miWest0° 10' 51.7"12.44 miSouth1005.49 mi
24 hours11° 16' 04.3"779.38 miEast4° 20' 08.6"297.90 miSouth833.45 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehFri 12:40 PM120 km74 miles65 nm SE
PhuketFri 12:40 PM451 km280 miles244 nm ENE
MedanFri 12:40 PM546 km340 miles295 nm SE
KangarFri 1:40 PM619 km385 miles334 nm E
PematangsiantarFri 12:40 PM622 km387 miles336 nm SE
Port BlairFri 11:10 AM630 km391 miles340 nm NNW
Alor SetarFri 1:40 PM639 km397 miles345 nm E
George TownFri 1:40 PM643 km400 miles347 nm E
Hat YaiFri 12:40 PM653 km406 miles352 nm E
IpohFri 1:40 PM748 km465 miles404 nm ESE