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Day and Night World Map

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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 Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 11' South
Longitude: 94° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.04 meters/second, 1663.3 km/hour, 1033.6 miles/hour or 898.1 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"1033.60 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.4"4.98 miwest0° 22' 59.0"26.32 misouth26.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 40' South
Longitude: 108° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.55 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.6"16.35 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 28' 41.8"980.88 miwest0° 09' 18.9"10.67 misouth980.66 mi
24 hours12° 48' 07.8"867.35 mieast3° 24' 29.2"234.31 misouth892.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 12:30 PM901 km560 miles487 nmEast E
MedanSun 12:30 PM1087 km675 miles587 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PalembangSun 12:30 PM1191 km740 miles643 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:30 PM1237 km769 miles668 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSun 1:30 PM1284 km798 miles693 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:30 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast E
BandungSun 12:30 PM1490 km926 miles804 nmEast E
PontianakSun 12:30 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmEast-northeast ENE
SurabayaSun 12:30 PM2058 km1279 miles1111 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:00 AM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmNorthwest NW
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