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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 5:40:00 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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 11' South, Longitude: 92° 02' 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"1033.52 miWest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 miSouth1033.51 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 Latitude: 11° 41' South, Longitude: 105° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.51 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"980.72 miWest0° 09' 18.4"10.66 miSouth980.50 mi
24 hours12° 48' 20.8"867.46 miEast3° 24' 13.5"233.99 miSouth892.82 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 PM1145 km711 miles618 nmEast E
MedanSun 12:40 PM1219 km757 miles658 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:40 PM1416 km880 miles765 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 12:40 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmEast E
SingaporeSun 1:40 PM1496 km929 miles808 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSun 12:40 PM1640 km1019 miles885 nmEast E
BandungSun 12:40 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:10 AM1897 km1178 miles1024 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSun 11:10 AM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakSun 12:40 PM2006 km1247 miles1083 nmEast-northeast ENE

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