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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 Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 57' South
Longitude: 91° 37' 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"1032.24 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 misouth1032.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 08.0"4.74 miwest0° 22' 49.9"26.15 misouth26.58 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, October 8, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 40' South
Longitude: 131° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 425.38 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"951.34 miwest0° 05' 07.8"5.88 misouth951.14 mi
24 hours13° 48' 13.8"909.93 mieast1° 30' 55.7"104.24 misouth911.97 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 PM1204 km748 miles650 nmEast E
MedanTue 12:40 PM1314 km817 miles710 nmNortheast NE
PalembangTue 12:40 PM1495 km929 miles807 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurTue 1:40 PM1505 km935 miles813 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeTue 1:40 PM1578 km980 miles852 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaTue 12:40 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast E
BandungTue 12:40 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:10 AM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboTue 11:10 AM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakTue 12:40 PM2076 km1290 miles1121 nmEast-northeast ENE
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