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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 5:50:00 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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 37' North, Longitude: 91° 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"1032.83 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miSouth1032.85 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.94 miWest0° 22' 37.2"25.90 miSouth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 02' South, Longitude: 121° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.06 meters/second, 1595.0 km/hour, 991.1 miles/hour or 861.2 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' 20.1"990.95 miWest0° 10' 01.8"11.49 miSouth990.78 mi
24 hours12° 06' 47.7"827.53 miEast3° 47' 11.4"260.26 miSouth862.77 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 12:50 PM376 km233 miles203 nmEast E
Port BlairSun 11:20 AM672 km418 miles363 nmNorth N
MedanSun 12:50 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hat YaiSun 12:50 PM957 km595 miles517 nmEast E
IpohSun 1:50 PM1025 km637 miles553 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM1118 km695 miles604 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokSun 12:50 PM1299 km807 miles701 nmNortheast NE
YangonSun 12:20 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:20 AM1337 km830 miles722 nmWest W
ColomboSun 11:20 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmWest W

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