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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

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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: 91° 44' 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 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 51' South, Longitude: 109° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.54 meters/second, 1611.1 km/hour, 1001.1 miles/hour or 869.9 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' 24.2"1001.06 miwest0° 10' 43.2"12.28 misouth1001.00 mi
24 hours11° 37' 59.9"801.86 mieast4° 10' 28.9"286.90 misouth848.64 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 12:50 PM400 km248 miles216 nmEast E
Port BlairSat 11:20 AM633 km394 miles342 nmNorth N
MedanSat 12:50 PM814 km506 miles440 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hat YaiSat 12:50 PM972 km604 miles525 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:50 PM1150 km714 miles621 nmEast-southeast ESE
YangonSat 12:20 PM1285 km799 miles694 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BangkokSat 12:50 PM1286 km799 miles694 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:20 AM1311 km815 miles708 nmWest W
ColomboSat 11:20 AM1317 km818 miles711 nmWest W
SingaporeSat 1:50 PM1443 km896 miles779 nmEast-southeast ESE
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