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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 Friday, October 4, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' South, Longitude: 94° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.56 meters/second, 1665.2 km/hour, 1034.7 miles/hour or 899.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.25 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.25 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.4"1034.77 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.7"5.21 miwest0° 23' 06.4"26.47 misouth26.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 24' South, Longitude: 84° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.27 meters/second, 1613.8 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 14.0"1002.70 miwest0° 10' 53.4"12.47 misouth1002.68 mi
24 hours11° 43' 01.4"809.11 mieast4° 17' 12.1"294.58 misouth858.67 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 12:30 PM874 km543 miles472 nmEast E
MedanFri 12:30 PM1004 km624 miles542 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangFri 12:30 PM1160 km721 miles627 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM1164 km723 miles628 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 1:30 PM1225 km761 miles661 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaFri 12:30 PM1388 km862 miles749 nmEast E
BandungFri 12:30 PM1488 km924 miles803 nmEast-southeast ESE
PontianakFri 12:30 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:00 AM2039 km1267 miles1101 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 11:00 AM2045 km1271 miles1104 nmNorthwest NW
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