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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 = Friday, November 1, 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 88° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 449.19 meters/second, 1617.1 km/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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"1004.62 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.92 miSouth1004.59 mi
24 hours0° 00' 16.0"0.30 miWest0° 19' 03.5"21.84 miSouth21.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 07' South, Longitude: 59° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.11 meters/second, 1606.0 km/hour, 997.9 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' 26.4"997.78 miWest0° 10' 40.4"12.22 miSouth997.69 mi
24 hours12° 07' 21.9"833.78 miEast4° 08' 28.3"284.59 miSouth877.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 11:50 AM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluFri 12:50 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmNortheast NE
JakartaFri 12:50 PM2216 km1377 miles1196 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 12:50 PM2259 km1404 miles1220 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 1:50 PM2437 km1515 miles1316 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:50 PM2441 km1517 miles1318 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:20 AM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 11:20 AM2550 km1585 miles1377 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 10:50 AM2638 km1639 miles1425 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 10:50 AM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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