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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

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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: 86° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.30 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"1034.20 miwest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 misouth1034.19 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.09 miwest0° 23' 02.8"26.40 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° 47' South, Longitude: 88° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.35 meters/second, 1599.7 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.7 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"993.90 miwest0° 10' 24.4"11.92 misouth993.76 mi
24 hours12° 14' 18.7"838.85 mieast3° 58' 11.0"272.85 misouth877.70 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 AM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 11:30 AM1510 km938 miles815 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanSat 1:00 PM1611 km1001 miles870 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaSat 12:00 Noon1620 km1007 miles875 nmWest W
BengkuluSat 1:00 PM1716 km1066 miles927 nmEast E
MaleSat 11:00 AM1784 km1109 miles963 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 11:30 AM1836 km1141 miles991 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:00 PM1872 km1163 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaduraiSat 11:30 AM1894 km1177 miles1023 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangSat 1:00 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmEast E
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