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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' South, Longitude: 92° 11' 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"1034.70 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 31.6"5.21 miwest0° 23' 06.4"26.46 misouth26.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 26' South, Longitude: 82° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.25 meters/second, 1613.7 km/hour, 1002.7 miles/hour or 871.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"16.71 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 misouth16.71 mi
1 hour14° 31' 13.7"1002.60 miwest0° 10' 53.4"12.47 misouth1002.58 mi
24 hours11° 43' 11.6"809.23 mieast4° 17' 08.1"294.48 misouth858.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 12:40 PM1120 km696 miles605 nmEast E
MedanFri 12:40 PM1142 km709 miles616 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM1348 km837 miles728 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 12:40 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM1442 km896 miles779 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaFri 12:40 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast E
BandungFri 12:40 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:10 AM1850 km1150 miles999 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 11:10 AM1856 km1154 miles1002 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakFri 12:40 PM1968 km1223 miles1063 nmEast-northeast ENE
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