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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 Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 38' North, Longitude: 109° 09' 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 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.87 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.89 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° 29' 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' 23.5"991.60 miwest0° 10' 04.6"11.54 misouth991.44 mi
24 hours12° 05' 17.1"826.31 mieast3° 48' 37.8"261.92 misouth862.17 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 PM470 km292 miles254 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MiriSun 12:40 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitSun 12:40 PM575 km357 miles310 nmEast-southeast ESE
Cần ThơSun 11:40 AM613 km381 miles331 nmNorthwest NW
Pekan TutongSun 12:40 PM617 km383 miles333 nmEast E
PontianakSun 11:40 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth S
Ho Chi MinhSun 11:40 AM628 km390 miles339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Bandar Seri BegawanSun 12:40 PM649 km403 miles350 nmEast E
KuantanSun 12:40 PM678 km421 miles366 nmWest-southwest WSW
Nha TrangSun 11:40 AM730 km454 miles394 nmNorth N
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