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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 = 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).

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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 of the movement is currently 461.72 meters/second, 1662.2 km/hour, 1032.8 miles/hour or 897.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 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 of the movement is currently 443.33 meters/second, 1596.0 km/hour, 991.7 miles/hour or 861.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
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
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
Ho Chi MinhSun 11:40 AM643 km400 miles347 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Nha TrangSun 11:40 AM731 km454 miles395 nmNorth N
Tanjung PinangSun 11:40 AM760 km472 miles411 nmSouthwest SW

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