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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 = Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 5:30:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 93° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.84 meters/second, 1619.4 km/hour, 1006.3 miles/hour or 874.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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"1006.09 miWest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 miSouth1006.06 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.2"0.53 miWest0° 19' 17.5"22.11 miSouth22.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 44' South, Longitude: 52° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.10 meters/second, 1616.8 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 873.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 43.2"1004.50 miWest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 miSouth1004.53 mi
24 hours11° 32' 24.4"797.88 miEast4° 19' 24.7"297.08 miSouth849.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamThu 12:00 Noon440 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluThu 12:30 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:30 PM1715 km1065 miles926 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 12:30 PM1747 km1085 miles943 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangThu 12:30 PM1756 km1091 miles948 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 1:30 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:30 PM2123 km1319 miles1146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 12:30 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakThu 12:30 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaThu 11:30 AM2418 km1503 miles1306 nmWest-northwest WNW

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