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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 5:40:00 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).

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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° 55' 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"1006.08 miWest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 miSouth1006.05 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° 34' 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"1004.48 miWest0° 10' 50.2"12.41 miSouth1004.50 mi
24 hours11° 32' 37.1"798.10 miEast4° 19' 23.2"297.05 miSouth850.02 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 PM1694 km1052 miles915 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangThu 12:40 PM1961 km1218 miles1059 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 12:40 PM1994 km1239 miles1077 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 11:40 AM2161 km1343 miles1167 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM2226 km1383 miles1202 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM2255 km1401 miles1218 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaThu 12:40 PM2505 km1557 miles1353 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakThu 12:40 PM2563 km1592 miles1384 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:10 AM2626 km1631 miles1418 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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