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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 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 48' South
Longitude: 94° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.31 meters/second, 1664.3 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"1034.21 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.20 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.10 miwest0° 23' 02.8"26.40 misouth26.89 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 41' South
Longitude: 95° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.45 meters/second, 1600.0 km/hour, 994.2 miles/hour or 864.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position 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"994.14 miwest0° 10' 25.3"11.94 misouth994.00 mi
24 hours12° 13' 37.2"838.23 mieast3° 58' 44.0"273.48 misouth877.34 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:30 PM887 km551 miles479 nmEast E
MedanSat 12:30 PM1045 km650 miles564 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSat 12:30 PM1175 km730 miles634 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM1200 km746 miles648 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 1:30 PM1254 km779 miles677 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 12:30 PM1391 km864 miles751 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:30 PM1488 km925 miles803 nmEast E
PontianakSat 12:30 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSat 12:30 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:00 AM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmNorthwest NW
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