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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 Monday, October 7, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 91° 58' 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"17.21 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.7"1032.87 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 misouth1032.86 mi
24 hours0° 04' 14.3"4.86 miwest0° 22' 54.6"26.24 misouth26.68 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 06' South, Longitude: 118° 47' 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' 13.8"965.33 miwest0° 07' 31.7"8.63 misouth965.09 mi
24 hours13° 21' 52.8"892.62 mieast2° 34' 15.1"176.78 misouth904.36 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 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmEast E
MedanMon 12:40 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:40 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmNortheast NE
PalembangMon 12:40 PM1448 km900 miles782 nmEast E
SingaporeMon 1:40 PM1523 km946 miles822 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaMon 12:40 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmEast E
BandungMon 12:40 PM1737 km1079 miles938 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:10 AM1921 km1194 miles1037 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboMon 11:10 AM1927 km1198 miles1041 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakMon 12:40 PM2026 km1259 miles1094 nmEast-northeast ENE
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