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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 5:50:00 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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 48' South, Longitude: 89° 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"1034.13 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 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 45' South, Longitude: 91° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 444.39 meters/second, 1599.8 kilometres/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 04.0"993.92 miWest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 miSouth993.78 mi
24 hours12° 14' 03.2"838.56 miEast3° 58' 23.4"273.07 miSouth877.50 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
MedanSat 12:50 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:50 PM1408 km875 miles760 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:50 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:20 AM1683 km1046 miles909 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 11:20 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangSat 12:50 PM1694 km1053 miles915 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 1:50 PM1721 km1069 miles929 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 12:50 PM1912 km1188 miles1032 nmEast E
Diego GarciaSat 11:50 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmWest W
BandungSat 12:50 PM2006 km1246 miles1083 nmEast E

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