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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 5:50:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 32' 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' 20.2"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° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.46 meters/second, 1578.5 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' 40.6"980.61 miWest0° 09' 17.8"10.65 miSouth980.39 mi
24 hours12° 48' 35.4"867.65 miEast3° 23' 55.8"233.65 miSouth892.91 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 PM1405 km873 miles758 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 12:50 PM1420 km882 miles767 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM1637 km1017 miles884 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 12:50 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:20 AM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboSun 11:20 AM1719 km1068 miles928 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM1745 km1084 miles942 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 11:50 AM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmWest W
JakartaSun 12:50 PM1916 km1191 miles1035 nmEast E
BandungSun 12:50 PM2009 km1248 miles1085 nmEast E

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