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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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 25' South, Longitude: 89° 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' 31.6"5.20 miwest0° 23' 06.4"26.46 misouth26.97 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, October 4, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 28' South, Longitude: 79° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.23 meters/second, 1613.6 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' 13.2"1002.62 miwest0° 10' 53.3"12.47 misouth1002.60 mi
24 hours11° 43' 24.4"809.50 mieast4° 17' 03.0"294.41 misouth858.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanFri 12:50 PM1358 km844 miles734 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:50 PM1429 km888 miles771 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 1:50 PM1602 km995 miles865 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:20 AM1636 km1017 miles883 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 11:20 AM1642 km1020 miles887 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangFri 12:50 PM1713 km1064 miles925 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 1:50 PM1726 km1072 miles932 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 11:50 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmWest W
JakartaFri 12:50 PM1938 km1204 miles1047 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:20 AM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNorthwest NW
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