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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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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 48' South
Longitude: 89° 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"1034.20 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.19 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 45' South
Longitude: 91° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.38 meters/second, 1599.8 km/hour, 994.1 miles/hour or 863.8 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' 03.9"993.98 miwest0° 10' 24.7"11.93 misouth993.84 mi
24 hours12° 14' 04.9"838.64 mieast3° 58' 22.2"273.06 misouth877.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanSat 12:50 PM1393 km865 miles752 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSat 12:50 PM1439 km894 miles777 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSat 1:50 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:20 AM1663 km1034 miles898 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSat 11:20 AM1670 km1037 miles901 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangSat 12:50 PM1725 km1072 miles931 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 1:50 PM1749 km1087 miles944 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 11:50 AM1893 km1177 miles1022 nmWest W
JakartaSat 12:50 PM1942 km1207 miles1049 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramSat 11:20 AM2014 km1252 miles1088 nmNorthwest NW
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