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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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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 is currently 461.42 meters/second, 1661.1 kilometres/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 896.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 447.56 meters/second, 1611.2 kilometres/hour, 1001.2 miles/hour or 870.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSat 12:40 PM101 km63 miles55 nm ESE
PhuketSat 12:40 PM477 km296 miles257 nm ENE
MedanSat 12:40 PM533 km331 miles288 nm ESE
PematangsiantarSat 12:40 PM606 km377 miles327 nm ESE
KangarSat 1:40 PM631 km392 miles341 nm E
George TownSat 1:40 PM647 km402 miles349 nm E
Alor SetarSat 1:40 PM648 km402 miles350 nm E
Port BlairSat 11:10 AM665 km413 miles359 nm NNW
Hat YaiSat 12:40 PM668 km415 miles361 nm E
IpohSat 1:40 PM747 km464 miles404 nm ESE