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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

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 37' North
Longitude: 91° 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"1032.90 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 misouth1032.92 mi
24 hours0° 05' 10.4"5.94 miwest0° 22' 37.2"25.91 misouth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, September 8, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 9° 02' South
Longitude: 121° 34' 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' 20.0"991.01 miwest0° 10' 01.7"11.49 misouth990.84 mi
24 hours12° 06' 49.2"827.61 mieast3° 47' 10.1"260.25 misouth862.84 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 PM406 km253 miles219 nmEast E
Port BlairSun 11:20 AM676 km420 miles365 nmNorth N
MedanSun 12:50 PM811 km504 miles438 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hat YaiSun 12:50 PM988 km614 miles533 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM1149 km714 miles620 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:20 AM1306 km811 miles705 nmWest W
ColomboSun 11:20 AM1312 km815 miles708 nmWest W
BangkokSun 12:50 PM1321 km821 miles713 nmNortheast NE
YangonSun 12:20 PM1327 km825 miles717 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM1438 km893 miles776 nmEast-southeast ESE
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