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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 Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 01' North, Longitude: 109° 14' 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"1032.18 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1032.20 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.6"5.88 miwest0° 22' 31.3"25.80 misouth26.46 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: 126° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.69 meters/second, 1611.7 km/hour, 1001.5 miles/hour or 870.2 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"1001.42 miwest0° 10' 44.4"12.30 misouth1001.36 mi
24 hours11° 36' 45.9"800.69 mieast4° 11' 15.4"287.78 misouth847.93 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 PM507 km315 miles274 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MiriSat 12:40 PM556 km345 miles300 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitSat 12:40 PM575 km357 miles311 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cần ThơSat 11:40 AM587 km365 miles317 nmNorthwest NW
Ho Chi MinhSat 11:40 AM595 km370 miles321 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pekan TutongSat 12:40 PM615 km382 miles332 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar Seri BegawanSat 12:40 PM646 km401 miles349 nmEast E
PontianakSat 11:40 AM668 km415 miles360 nmSouth S
Nha TrangSat 11:40 AM689 km428 miles372 nmNorth N
Tanjung PinangSat 11:40 AM774 km481 miles418 nmSouthwest SW
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