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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

UTC time = Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 5:40:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 92° 07' 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"1034.13 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.12 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 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 43' South, Longitude: 93° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.42 meters/second, 1599.9 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.9 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' 04.5"994.00 miWest0° 10' 25.1"11.93 miSouth993.86 mi
24 hours12° 13' 49.5"838.35 miEast3° 58' 34.4"273.28 miSouth877.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:40 PM1132 km703 miles611 nmEast E
MedanSat 12:40 PM1180 km733 miles637 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:40 PM1383 km859 miles747 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 12:40 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 1:40 PM1469 km913 miles793 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 12:40 PM1636 km1016 miles883 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:40 PM1731 km1076 miles935 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:10 AM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 11:10 AM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakSat 12:40 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmEast-northeast ENE

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