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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 = Monday, October 7, 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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Position of the Sun

On Monday, October 7, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 34' South, Longitude: 89° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.74 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"1032.86 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.09 miSouth1032.85 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 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 116° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 431.61 meters/second, 1553.8 km/hour, 965.5 miles/hour or 839.0 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' 13.2"965.23 miWest0° 07' 30.8"8.61 miSouth964.98 mi
24 hours13° 22' 05.7"892.77 miEast2° 33' 51.2"176.32 miSouth904.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluMon 12:50 PM1433 km890 miles774 nmEast E
MedanMon 12:50 PM1440 km895 miles777 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurMon 1:50 PM1668 km1036 miles901 nmNortheast NE
PalembangMon 12:50 PM1721 km1070 miles929 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 11:20 AM1739 km1081 miles939 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboMon 11:20 AM1748 km1086 miles944 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeMon 1:50 PM1770 km1100 miles956 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaMon 11:50 AM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmWest W
JakartaMon 12:50 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmEast E
BandungMon 12:50 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmEast E

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