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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 6:00:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 87° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.31 meters/second, 1664.3 km/hour, 1034.1 miles/hour or 898.6 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 miSouth1034.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.09 miWest0° 23' 02.8"26.39 miSouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 46' South, Longitude: 88° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.35 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 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' 03.3"993.84 miWest0° 10' 24.4"11.92 miSouth993.70 mi
24 hours12° 14' 17.2"838.76 miEast3° 58' 12.2"272.86 miSouth877.62 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:30 AM1520 km945 miles821 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 11:30 AM1529 km950 miles825 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanSat 1:00 PM1586 km985 miles856 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSat 12:00 Noon1652 km1026 miles892 nmWest W
BengkuluSat 1:00 PM1685 km1047 miles910 nmEast E
MaleSat 11:00 AM1810 km1125 miles977 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:00 PM1846 km1147 miles997 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 11:30 AM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmNorthwest NW
MaduraiSat 11:30 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangSat 1:00 PM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmEast E

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