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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 5:50:00 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 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 10' South, Longitude: 88° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 449.83 meters/second, 1619.4 kilometres/hour, 1006.2 miles/hour or 874.4 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"1006.07 miWest0° 00' 48.4"0.93 miSouth1006.04 mi
24 hours0° 00' 28.0"0.52 miWest0° 19' 17.4"22.10 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: 48° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 449.08 meters/second, 1616.7 kilometres/hour, 1004.6 miles/hour or 872.9 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' 31.6"16.74 miWest0° 00' 10.7"0.21 miSouth16.74 mi
1 hour14° 31' 42.3"1004.45 miWest0° 10' 50.4"12.41 miSouth1004.48 mi
24 hours11° 32' 49.5"798.33 miEast4° 19' 21.8"297.02 miSouth850.21 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
BantamThu 12:20 PM947 km589 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluThu 12:50 PM1905 km1184 miles1029 nmNortheast NE
Diego GarciaThu 11:50 AM1907 km1185 miles1030 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaThu 12:50 PM2201 km1368 miles1189 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 12:50 PM2247 km1396 miles1213 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 1:50 PM2412 km1499 miles1302 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:50 PM2413 km1499 miles1303 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:20 AM2510 km1560 miles1355 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 11:20 AM2518 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 10:50 AM2612 km1623 miles1410 nmNorthwest NW

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