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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 5:30:00 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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 94° 37' 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' 02.8"26.40 miSouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 41' South, Longitude: 96° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 444.46 meters/second, 1600.0 kilometres/hour, 994.2 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' 04.9"994.07 miWest0° 10' 25.4"11.94 miSouth993.94 mi
24 hours12° 13' 35.5"838.15 miEast3° 58' 45.2"273.48 miSouth877.26 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
BantamSat 12:00 Noon847 km526 miles457 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BengkuluSat 12:30 PM856 km532 miles462 nmEast E
MedanSat 12:30 PM1031 km641 miles557 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSat 12:30 PM1144 km711 miles618 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM1181 km734 miles638 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:30 PM1228 km763 miles663 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM1360 km845 miles734 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:30 PM1458 km906 miles787 nmEast E
PontianakSat 12:30 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSat 12:30 PM2025 km1258 miles1094 nmEast E

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