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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 = Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 4:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 38' North, Longitude: 109° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 461.72 meters/second, 1662.2 kilometres/hour, 1032.8 miles/hour or 897.5 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"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.80 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.81 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.3"5.93 miWest0° 22' 36.9"25.90 miSouth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' South, Longitude: 138° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 443.33 meters/second, 1596.0 kilometres/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 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' 30.4"16.53 miWest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 miSouth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 30' 23.6"991.54 miWest0° 10' 04.6"11.54 miSouth991.38 mi
24 hours12° 05' 15.7"826.23 miEast3° 48' 39.2"261.93 miSouth862.10 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
SarikeiSun 12:40 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SibuSun 12:40 PM456 km283 miles246 nmSoutheast SE
KuchingSun 12:40 PM462 km287 miles249 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MiriSun 12:40 PM523 km325 miles283 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitSun 12:40 PM544 km338 miles294 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongSun 12:40 PM586 km364 miles316 nmEast E
Phan ThiếtSun 11:40 AM604 km375 miles326 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar Seri BegawanSun 12:40 PM616 km383 miles333 nmEast E
PontianakSun 11:40 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
Cần ThơSun 11:40 AM633 km393 miles342 nmNorthwest NW

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