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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 5:40:00 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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' North, Longitude: 94° 26' 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"1032.83 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.84 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.94 miWest0° 22' 37.1"25.90 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: 124° 15' 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' 20.5"991.03 miWest0° 10' 02.2"11.50 miSouth990.87 mi
24 hours12° 06' 34.4"827.34 miEast3° 47' 24.1"260.50 miSouth862.68 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 PM99 km61 miles53 nmEast E
PhuketSun 12:40 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSun 12:40 PM522 km324 miles282 nmEast-southeast ESE
PematangsiantarSun 12:40 PM593 km368 miles320 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownSun 1:40 PM654 km406 miles353 nmEast E
Alor SetarSun 1:40 PM660 km410 miles356 nmEast E
Hat YaiSun 12:40 PM686 km426 miles370 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohSun 1:40 PM750 km466 miles405 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSun 1:40 PM852 km529 miles460 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokSun 12:40 PM1116 km694 miles603 nmNortheast NE

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