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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 6:30:00 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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 49' South, Longitude: 79° 37' 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"1034.11 miWest0° 00' 57.6"1.10 miSouth1034.10 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.0"5.09 miWest0° 23' 02.7"26.39 miSouth26.88 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, October 5, 2013 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 52' South, Longitude: 81° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.25 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.0"16.56 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miSouth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 30' 01.8"993.60 miWest0° 10' 23.4"11.90 miSouth993.47 mi
24 hours12° 14' 58.8"839.38 miEast3° 57' 38.8"272.22 miSouth877.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM844 km524 miles456 nmWest-southwest WSW
Addu CitySat 11:30 AM853 km530 miles461 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 11:30 AM1204 km748 miles650 nmNorthwest NW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon1295 km804 miles699 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon1300 km808 miles702 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon1502 km933 miles811 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:00 Noon1639 km1018 miles885 nmNorth N
BengaluruSat 12:00 Noon1980 km1230 miles1069 nmNorth N
ChennaiSat 12:00 Noon1981 km1231 miles1070 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurSat 2:30 PM2610 km1622 miles1409 nmEast-northeast ENE

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