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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 5:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 461.44 meters/second, 1661.2 kilometres/hour, 1032.2 miles/hour or 897.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 425.39 meters/second, 1531.4 kilometres/hour, 951.6 miles/hour or 826.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamTue 12:10 PM876 km544 miles473 nmSoutheast SE
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 PM1484 km922 miles801 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 AM1955 km1215 miles1055 nmNorthwest NW

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