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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 29' South
Longitude: 90° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.75 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.8"1004.70 miwest0° 00' 47.8"0.92 misouth1004.67 mi
24 hours0° 00' 16.0"0.30 miwest0° 19' 03.6"21.84 misouth21.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 05' South
Longitude: 61° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.14 meters/second, 1606.1 km/hour, 998.0 miles/hour or 867.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.4"16.63 miwest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 26.9"997.91 miwest0° 10' 40.5"12.23 misouth997.82 mi
24 hours12° 07' 07.6"833.61 mieast4° 08' 35.3"284.74 misouth877.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 12:40 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:40 PM1997 km1241 miles1079 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 12:40 PM2036 km1265 miles1099 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 11:40 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeFri 1:40 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaFri 12:40 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakFri 12:40 PM2609 km1621 miles1409 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:10 AM2643 km1642 miles1427 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 11:10 AM2648 km1646 miles1430 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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