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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 = Thursday, October 3, 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 Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 02' South, Longitude: 92° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.79 meters/second, 1666.0 km/hour, 1035.2 miles/hour or 899.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1035.22 miWest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 miSouth1035.21 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.9"5.31 miWest0° 23' 09.6"26.52 miSouth27.05 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 3, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 56' North, Longitude: 70° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.42 meters/second, 1617.9 km/hour, 1005.3 miles/hour or 873.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.0"16.75 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.7"1005.22 miWest0° 10' 47.7"12.36 miSouth1005.32 mi
24 hours11° 19' 24.9"783.16 miEast4° 21' 13.6"299.14 miSouth838.09 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanThu 12:40 PM1103 km686 miles596 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluThu 12:40 PM1110 km690 miles600 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM1317 km818 miles711 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 12:40 PM1393 km866 miles752 nmEast E
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmEast E
BandungThu 12:40 PM1729 km1075 miles934 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:10 AM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 11:10 AM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakThu 12:40 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmEast-northeast ENE

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