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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 46' South
Longitude: 121° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.33 meters/second, 1664.4 km/hour, 1034.2 miles/hour or 898.7 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.24 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.24 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1034.25 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.24 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.6"5.11 miwest0° 23' 03.1"26.40 misouth26.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 03:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 22' South
Longitude: 122° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.83 meters/second, 1601.4 km/hour, 995.1 miles/hour or 864.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.2"16.58 miwest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 misouth16.59 mi
1 hour14° 30' 10.8"994.98 miwest0° 10' 28.8"12.00 misouth994.85 mi
24 hours12° 11' 05.6"835.96 mieast4° 00' 41.6"275.72 misouth876.01 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KendariSat 11:40 AM116 km72 miles63 nmNortheast NE
MakassarSat 11:40 AM272 km169 miles147 nmWest W
MamujuSat 11:40 AM402 km250 miles217 nmNorthwest NW
EndeSat 11:40 AM451 km280 miles244 nmSouth S
PaluSat 11:40 AM482 km299 miles260 nmNorth-northwest NNW
RabaSat 11:40 AM531 km330 miles287 nmSouthwest SW
DiliSat 12:40 PM588 km365 miles317 nmSoutheast SE
GorontaloSat 11:40 AM602 km374 miles325 nmNorth-northeast NNE
KupangSat 11:40 AM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SuaiSat 12:40 PM628 km390 miles339 nmSoutheast SE
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