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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 37' North
Longitude: 96° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.73 meters/second, 1662.2 km/hour, 1032.9 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"17.22 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.89 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.91 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.94 miwest0° 22' 37.1"25.91 misouth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 59' South
Longitude: 126° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.14 meters/second, 1595.3 km/hour, 991.3 miles/hour or 861.4 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.52 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.52 mi
1 hour14° 30' 21.0"991.18 miwest0° 10' 02.4"11.50 misouth991.01 mi
24 hours12° 06' 22.8"827.24 mieast3° 47' 35.3"260.73 misouth862.65 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSun 12:30 PM148 km92 miles80 nmWest W
MedanSun 12:30 PM318 km197 miles172 nmSoutheast SE
PhuketSun 12:30 PM331 km206 miles179 nmNortheast NE
PematangsiantarSun 12:30 PM392 km244 miles212 nmSoutheast SE
George TownSun 1:30 PM408 km254 miles220 nmEast E
Alor SetarSun 1:30 PM415 km258 miles224 nmEast E
Hat YaiSun 12:30 PM449 km279 miles243 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohSun 1:30 PM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:30 PM624 km388 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerembanSun 1:30 PM666 km414 miles360 nmEast-southeast ESE
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