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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, September 7, 2013 at 4:40:00 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, September 7, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 01' North, Longitude: 109° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.41 meters/second, 1661.1 km/hour, 1032.1 miles/hour or 896.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.11 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1032.12 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.6"5.88 miWest0° 22' 31.3"25.79 miSouth26.45 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 39' South, Longitude: 127° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.70 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.21 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 26.9"1001.35 miWest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 miSouth1001.30 mi
24 hours11° 36' 44.7"800.61 miEast4° 11' 16.2"287.78 miSouth847.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KuchingSat 12:40 PM501 km311 miles270 nmSouth S
MiriSat 12:40 PM527 km327 miles284 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitSat 12:40 PM545 km339 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
Phan ThiếtSat 11:40 AM566 km352 miles306 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pekan TutongSat 12:40 PM584 km363 miles316 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cần ThơSat 11:40 AM607 km377 miles328 nmNorthwest NW
Ho Chi MinhSat 11:40 AM612 km380 miles330 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar Seri BegawanSat 12:40 PM614 km381 miles331 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakSat 11:40 AM668 km415 miles361 nmSouth S
Kota KinabaluSat 12:40 PM726 km451 miles392 nmEast E

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