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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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 88° 08' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.83 meters/second, 1619.4 km/hour, 1006.2 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"1006.14 miwest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 misouth1006.11 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.0"0.52 miwest0° 19' 17.4"22.11 misouth22.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, October 31, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 48' South, Longitude: 47° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 km/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 42.3"1004.52 miwest0° 10' 50.4"12.41 misouth1004.54 mi
24 hours11° 32' 50.9"798.41 mieast4° 19' 21.6"297.04 misouth850.29 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 11:50 AM1877 km1166 miles1013 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluThu 12:50 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:50 PM2230 km1385 miles1204 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 12:50 PM2275 km1414 miles1229 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:50 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 1:50 PM2434 km1512 miles1314 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:20 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 11:20 AM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 10:50 AM2592 km1611 miles1400 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakThu 12:50 PM2812 km1747 miles1518 nmEast-northeast ENE
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