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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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 34' South
Longitude: 91° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.75 meters/second, 1662.3 km/hour, 1032.9 miles/hour or 897.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.94 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 misouth1032.93 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.3"4.86 miwest0° 22' 54.6"26.24 misouth26.69 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 06' South
Longitude: 118° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.65 meters/second, 1553.9 km/hour, 965.6 miles/hour or 839.1 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.09 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.09 mi
1 hour14° 27' 13.7"965.39 miwest0° 07' 31.5"8.63 misouth965.14 mi
24 hours13° 21' 54.2"892.70 mieast2° 34' 12.4"176.74 misouth904.43 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 12:40 PM1189 km739 miles642 nmEast E
MedanMon 12:40 PM1276 km793 miles689 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:40 PM1472 km914 miles795 nmNortheast NE
PalembangMon 12:40 PM1479 km919 miles798 nmEast E
SingaporeMon 1:40 PM1550 km963 miles837 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaMon 12:40 PM1676 km1041 miles905 nmEast E
BandungMon 12:40 PM1768 km1098 miles954 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:10 AM1899 km1180 miles1026 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboMon 11:10 AM1906 km1184 miles1029 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakMon 12:40 PM2056 km1277 miles1110 nmEast-northeast ENE
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