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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° 41' 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"1034.69 miwest0° 00' 57.7"1.10 misouth1034.68 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° 36' 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"1002.56 miwest0° 10' 53.3"12.47 misouth1002.54 mi
24 hours11° 43' 23.0"809.42 mieast4° 17' 03.6"294.40 misouth858.87 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 PM1335 km830 miles721 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:50 PM1398 km868 miles755 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 1:50 PM1576 km979 miles851 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:20 AM1656 km1029 miles894 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboFri 11:20 AM1662 km1033 miles898 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangFri 12:50 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 1:50 PM1697 km1054 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaFri 12:50 PM1908 km1185 miles1030 nmEast E
Diego GarciaFri 11:50 AM1939 km1205 miles1047 nmWest W
BandungFri 12:50 PM2004 km1245 miles1082 nmEast E
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