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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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 11' South
Longitude: 91° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.04 meters/second, 1663.3 km/hour, 1033.5 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 misouth1033.58 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 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 42' South
Longitude: 105° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.50 meters/second, 1578.6 km/hour, 980.9 miles/hour or 852.4 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' 41.2"980.77 miwest0° 09' 18.2"10.66 misouth980.55 mi
24 hours12° 48' 22.5"867.54 mieast3° 24' 11.6"233.97 misouth892.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 12:40 PM1175 km730 miles635 nmEast E
MedanSun 12:40 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:40 PM1438 km894 miles777 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 12:40 PM1464 km909 miles790 nmEast E
SingaporeSun 1:40 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSun 12:40 PM1671 km1038 miles902 nmEast E
BandungSun 12:40 PM1764 km1096 miles953 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:10 AM1875 km1165 miles1012 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSun 11:10 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakSun 12:40 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmEast-northeast ENE
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