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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

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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: 91° 59' 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"17.26 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.5"1035.29 miwest0° 00' 58.0"1.11 misouth1035.28 mi
24 hours0° 04' 36.9"5.31 miwest0° 23' 09.6"26.53 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° 55' North, Longitude: 70° 26' 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"16.76 miwest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 misouth16.76 mi
1 hour14° 32' 03.7"1005.29 miwest0° 10' 47.7"12.36 misouth1005.39 mi
24 hours11° 19' 25.7"783.23 mieast4° 21' 13.7"299.16 misouth838.17 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 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluThu 12:40 PM1141 km709 miles616 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM1340 km833 miles723 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 12:40 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmEast E
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM1660 km1032 miles897 nmEast E
BandungThu 12:40 PM1760 km1093 miles950 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:10 AM1805 km1121 miles974 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 11:10 AM1811 km1125 miles978 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakThu 12:40 PM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmEast-northeast ENE
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