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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 60' North
Longitude: 94° 14' 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"1032.21 miwest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 misouth1032.23 mi
24 hours0° 05' 07.7"5.88 miwest0° 22' 31.6"25.80 misouth26.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 50' South
Longitude: 112° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 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' 24.6"1001.11 miwest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 misouth1001.06 mi
24 hours11° 37' 49.4"801.69 mieast4° 10' 35.6"287.03 misouth848.54 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 12:40 PM129 km80 miles70 nmEast-southeast ESE
PhuketSat 12:40 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 12:40 PM560 km348 miles302 nmEast-southeast ESE
PematangsiantarSat 12:40 PM626 km389 miles338 nmEast-southeast ESE
Port BlairSat 11:10 AM656 km408 miles354 nmNorth-northwest NNW
George TownSat 1:40 PM678 km421 miles366 nmEast E
Alor SetarSat 1:40 PM679 km422 miles366 nmEast E
Hat YaiSat 12:40 PM698 km434 miles377 nmEast E
IpohSat 1:40 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:40 PM886 km551 miles479 nmEast-southeast ESE
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