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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 5:50:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, September 7, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 59' North, Longitude: 92° 01' 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 miSouth1032.16 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 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' South, Longitude: 110° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.1 kilometres/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 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' 24.4"1001.00 miWest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 miSouth1000.94 mi
24 hours11° 37' 58.9"801.79 miEast4° 10' 29.6"286.89 miSouth848.57 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 12:50 PM369 km229 miles199 nmEast E
Port BlairSat 11:20 AM630 km391 miles340 nmNorth N
PhuketSat 12:50 PM735 km457 miles397 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 12:50 PM785 km488 miles424 nmEast-southeast ESE
IpohSat 1:50 PM1020 km634 miles551 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:50 PM1119 km696 miles604 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokSat 12:50 PM1263 km785 miles682 nmNortheast NE
YangonSat 12:20 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:20 AM1342 km834 miles725 nmWest W
ColomboSat 11:20 AM1349 km838 miles729 nmWest W

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