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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

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 11' South, Longitude: 89° 16' 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"1033.59 miwest0° 00' 57.4"1.10 misouth1033.58 mi
24 hours0° 04' 20.2"4.98 miwest0° 22' 58.9"26.32 misouth26.79 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, October 6, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 43' South, Longitude: 103° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.46 meters/second, 1578.4 km/hour, 980.8 miles/hour or 852.3 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' 40.5"980.67 miwest0° 09' 17.7"10.65 misouth980.45 mi
24 hours12° 48' 37.0"867.73 mieast3° 23' 53.8"233.63 misouth892.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanSun 12:50 PM1427 km887 miles771 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 12:50 PM1451 km902 miles783 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM1661 km1032 miles897 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:20 AM1692 km1051 miles913 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSun 11:20 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangSun 12:50 PM1738 km1080 miles938 nmEast E
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM1773 km1102 miles957 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 11:50 AM1879 km1167 miles1015 nmWest W
JakartaSun 12:50 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmEast E
MaleSun 10:50 AM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmWest-northwest WNW
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