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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 = Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 4:40:00 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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 09' South, Longitude: 105° 55' East

The ground speed is currently 449.86 meters/second, 1619.5 kilometres/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.5 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' 00.0"16.77 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.77 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1006.14 miWest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 miSouth1006.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.7"0.53 miWest0° 19' 18.1"22.12 miSouth22.12 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 04:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 35' South, Longitude: 65° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 449.15 meters/second, 1616.9 kilometres/hour, 1004.7 miles/hour or 873.1 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' 31.7"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour14° 31' 45.5"1004.62 miWest0° 10' 50.0"12.41 miSouth1004.65 mi
24 hours11° 31' 22.1"796.74 miEast4° 19' 31.6"297.20 miSouth848.88 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
The SettlementThu 11:40 AM413 km257 miles223 nmNorth N
BandungThu 11:40 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BogorThu 11:40 AM841 km523 miles454 nmNorth N
BekasiThu 11:40 AM883 km549 miles477 nmNorth N
JakartaThu 11:40 AM891 km554 miles481 nmNorth N
SurakartaThu 11:40 AM905 km562 miles488 nmNortheast NE
SemarangThu 11:40 AM933 km580 miles504 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MalangThu 11:40 AM1003 km623 miles541 nmNortheast NE
BantamThu 11:10 AM1003 km623 miles542 nmWest-northwest WNW
SurabayaThu 11:40 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmNortheast NE

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