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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 5:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' North, Longitude: 96° 56' 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"17.21 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miSouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.8"1032.82 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.94 miWest0° 22' 37.1"25.90 miSouth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 58' South, Longitude: 126° 40' 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"991.12 miWest0° 10' 02.6"11.50 miSouth990.95 mi
24 hours12° 06' 21.3"827.16 miEast3° 47' 36.7"260.74 miSouth862.58 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 PM179 km111 miles97 nmWest W
MedanSun 12:30 PM297 km184 miles160 nmSoutheast SE
PhuketSun 12:30 PM298 km185 miles161 nmNorth-northeast NNE
George TownSun 1:30 PM377 km234 miles204 nmEast E
PematangsiantarSun 12:30 PM378 km235 miles204 nmSoutheast SE
Alor SetarSun 1:30 PM384 km239 miles208 nmEast E
Hat YaiSun 12:30 PM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohSun 1:30 PM477 km297 miles258 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:30 PM595 km370 miles321 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerembanSun 1:30 PM641 km398 miles346 nmEast-southeast ESE

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