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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 4:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 10' South, Longitude: 107° 03' 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' 59.1"26.32 miSouth26.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 32' South, Longitude: 120° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.78 meters/second, 1579.6 km/hour, 981.5 miles/hour or 852.9 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' 44.8"981.33 miWest0° 09' 22.0"10.73 miSouth981.12 mi
24 hours12° 46' 53.3"866.29 miEast3° 25' 58.5"235.99 miSouth892.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
JakartaSun 11:40 AM110 km69 miles60 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BekasiSun 11:40 AM118 km73 miles64 nmSouth S
SerangSun 11:40 AM144 km89 miles77 nmSouthwest SW
BogorSun 11:40 AM160 km99 miles86 nmSouth S
Bandar LampungSun 11:40 AM200 km124 miles108 nmWest W
BandungSun 11:40 AM203 km126 miles110 nmSouth-southeast SSE
CirebonSun 11:40 AM239 km149 miles129 nmSoutheast SE
TasikmalayaSun 11:40 AM271 km169 miles147 nmSouth-southeast SSE
TegalSun 11:40 AM298 km185 miles161 nmSoutheast SE
PekalonganSun 11:40 AM348 km216 miles188 nmEast-southeast ESE

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