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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 = Monday, September 9, 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 Monday, September 9, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 15' North, Longitude: 94° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.02 meters/second, 1663.3 km/hour, 1033.5 miles/hour or 898.1 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 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 12.9"1033.47 miWest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 miSouth1033.49 mi
24 hours0° 05' 12.9"5.99 miWest0° 22' 42.4"26.00 miSouth26.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, September 9, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 136° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 436.86 meters/second, 1572.7 km/hour, 977.2 miles/hour or 849.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.9"16.29 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.29 mi
1 hour14° 29' 01.2"977.02 miWest0° 08' 45.5"10.04 miSouth976.79 mi
24 hours12° 39' 57.0"854.42 miEast3° 09' 52.1"217.56 miSouth876.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehMon 12:40 PM114 km71 miles61 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanMon 12:40 PM514 km320 miles278 nmEast-southeast ESE
PhuketMon 12:40 PM534 km332 miles289 nmEast-northeast ENE
PematangsiantarMon 12:40 PM582 km362 miles314 nmEast-southeast ESE
George TownMon 1:40 PM664 km412 miles358 nmEast E
Alor SetarMon 1:40 PM674 km419 miles364 nmEast E
Hat YaiMon 12:40 PM705 km438 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohMon 1:40 PM754 km469 miles407 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurMon 1:40 PM849 km527 miles458 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeMon 1:40 PM1143 km711 miles617 nmEast-southeast ESE

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