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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 5:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 60' North, Longitude: 97° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.42 meters/second, 1661.1 km/hour, 1032.2 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"1032.13 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1032.15 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.7"5.88 miWest0° 22' 31.5"25.80 miSouth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 115° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.58 meters/second, 1611.3 km/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.69 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 25.1"1001.10 miWest0° 10' 43.6"12.28 miSouth1001.04 mi
24 hours11° 37' 37.5"801.45 miEast4° 10' 43.1"287.15 miSouth848.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSat 12:30 PM194 km121 miles105 nmWest-southwest WSW
PhuketSat 12:30 PM258 km160 miles139 nmNortheast NE
MedanSat 12:30 PM324 km201 miles175 nmSoutheast SE
Alor SetarSat 1:30 PM371 km231 miles200 nmEast E
George TownSat 1:30 PM373 km232 miles201 nmEast E
Hat YaiSat 12:30 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-northeast ENE
PematangsiantarSat 12:30 PM400 km249 miles216 nmSouth-southeast SSE
IpohSat 1:30 PM480 km298 miles259 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM609 km378 miles329 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerembanSat 1:30 PM653 km406 miles353 nmSoutheast SE

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