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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 5:20:00 AM.

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Sun symbol = The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

Moon symbol = The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 97° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 462.31 meters/second, 1664.3 kilometres/hour, 1034.2 miles/hour or 898.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1034.14 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.10 miWest0° 23' 02.9"26.40 miSouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 39' South, Longitude: 98° 35' East

The ground speed is currently 444.49 meters/second, 1600.2 kilometres/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.57 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 30' 05.5"994.15 miWest0° 10' 25.7"11.94 miSouth994.02 mi
24 hours12° 13' 21.7"837.94 miEast3° 58' 56.1"273.69 miSouth877.14 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PadangSat 12:20 PM560 km348 miles302 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:20 PM582 km362 miles314 nmEast E
JambiSat 12:20 PM804 km500 miles434 nmEast-northeast ENE
BantamSat 11:50 AM810 km503 miles437 nmSouth S
PalembangSat 12:20 PM872 km542 miles471 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 12:20 PM943 km586 miles509 nmNorth N
BatamSat 12:20 PM999 km621 miles540 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:20 PM1007 km626 miles544 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruSat 1:20 PM1013 km629 miles547 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:20 PM1017 km632 miles549 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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