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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 = Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 4:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 109° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.05 meters/second, 1663.4 km/hour, 1033.6 miles/hour or 898.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miSouth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.55 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.54 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.6"4.99 miWest0° 22' 59.2"26.32 miSouth26.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 30' South, Longitude: 122° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.83 meters/second, 1579.8 km/hour, 981.6 miles/hour or 853.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.36 miWest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 miSouth16.36 mi
1 hour14° 28' 45.4"981.43 miWest0° 09' 22.5"10.74 miSouth981.22 mi
24 hours12° 46' 38.8"866.10 miEast3° 26' 15.8"236.33 miSouth892.15 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PekalonganSun 11:30 AM191 km119 miles103 nmSouth S
TegalSun 11:30 AM193 km120 miles104 nmSouth-southwest SSW
CirebonSun 11:30 AM203 km126 miles109 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SemarangSun 11:30 AM222 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KudusSun 11:30 AM232 km144 miles125 nmSoutheast SE
TasikmalayaSun 11:30 AM280 km174 miles151 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BandungSun 11:30 AM289 km180 miles156 nmSouthwest SW
SurakartaSun 11:30 AM301 km187 miles163 nmSouth-southeast SSE
YogyakartaSun 11:30 AM305 km190 miles165 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BekasiSun 11:30 AM306 km190 miles165 nmWest-southwest WSW

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