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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 Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 90° 38' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.83 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"1006.15 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 misouth1006.12 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.1"0.53 miwest0° 19' 17.5"22.11 misouth22.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 46' South, Longitude: 50° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.09 meters/second, 1616.7 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' 42.8"1004.54 miwest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 misouth1004.57 mi
24 hours11° 32' 38.5"798.19 mieast4° 19' 23.0"297.07 misouth850.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluThu 12:40 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM1981 km1231 miles1070 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangThu 12:40 PM1985 km1233 miles1072 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 12:40 PM2022 km1256 miles1092 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 11:40 AM2129 km1323 miles1150 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM2246 km1395 miles1213 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM2270 km1410 miles1226 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 12:40 PM2534 km1575 miles1369 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakThu 12:40 PM2587 km1608 miles1397 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:10 AM2611 km1623 miles1410 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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