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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' North, Longitude: 94° 09' 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"1032.90 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 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 00' South, Longitude: 123° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.10 meters/second, 1595.2 km/hour, 991.2 miles/hour or 861.3 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' 20.4"991.09 miwest0° 10' 02.1"11.50 misouth990.93 mi
24 hours12° 06' 35.9"827.42 mieast3° 47' 22.8"260.49 misouth862.75 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 12:40 PM130 km80 miles70 nmEast E
PhuketSun 12:40 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSun 12:40 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast-southeast ESE
PematangsiantarSun 12:40 PM614 km381 miles331 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownSun 1:40 PM685 km426 miles370 nmEast E
Hat YaiSun 12:40 PM716 km445 miles386 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohSun 1:40 PM780 km485 miles421 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSun 1:40 PM882 km548 miles476 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokSun 12:40 PM1135 km705 miles613 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:40 PM1179 km733 miles637 nmEast-southeast ESE
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