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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 5:40:00 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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 60' North, Longitude: 94° 31' 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"1032.14 miWest0° 00' 56.1"1.07 miSouth1032.15 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 Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 112° 37' 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"16.68 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 31' 24.6"1001.05 miWest0° 10' 43.4"12.28 miSouth1000.99 mi
24 hours11° 37' 48.2"801.62 miEast4° 10' 36.3"287.02 miSouth848.47 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 PM101 km63 miles55 nmEast-southeast ESE
PhuketSat 12:40 PM477 km296 miles257 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 12:40 PM533 km331 miles288 nmEast-southeast ESE
PematangsiantarSat 12:40 PM606 km377 miles327 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownSat 1:40 PM647 km402 miles349 nmEast E
Alor SetarSat 1:40 PM648 km402 miles350 nmEast E
Port BlairSat 11:10 AM665 km413 miles359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Hat YaiSat 12:40 PM668 km415 miles361 nmEast E
IpohSat 1:40 PM747 km464 miles404 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:40 PM857 km532 miles463 nmEast-southeast ESE

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