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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 Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 57' South, Longitude: 91° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.44 meters/second, 1661.2 km/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 897.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.20 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 misouth17.20 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1032.17 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.16 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.0"4.74 miwest0° 22' 49.9"26.15 misouth26.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 132° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.39 meters/second, 1531.4 km/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.9"15.86 miwest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 misouth15.86 mi
1 hour14° 25' 56.6"951.29 miwest0° 05' 08.0"5.88 misouth951.08 mi
24 hours13° 48' 12.9"909.86 mieast1° 30' 58.8"104.29 misouth911.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluTue 12:40 PM1174 km730 miles634 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanTue 12:40 PM1296 km805 miles700 nmNortheast NE
PalembangTue 12:40 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurTue 1:40 PM1482 km921 miles800 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeTue 1:40 PM1551 km964 miles837 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaTue 12:40 PM1651 km1026 miles892 nmEast E
BandungTue 12:40 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:10 AM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboTue 11:10 AM1952 km1213 miles1054 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakTue 12:40 PM2046 km1271 miles1105 nmEast-northeast ENE
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