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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 = Friday, November 1, 2013 at 6:00:00 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 Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 29' South, Longitude: 85° 54' East

The ground speed is currently 449.18 meters/second, 1617.1 kilometres/hour, 1004.8 miles/hour or 873.1 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"16.75 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 miSouth16.75 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.8"1004.61 miWest0° 00' 47.8"0.92 miSouth1004.58 mi
24 hours0° 00' 15.9"0.30 miWest0° 19' 03.4"21.84 miSouth21.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, November 1, 2013 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 09' South, Longitude: 57° 16' East

The ground speed is currently 446.08 meters/second, 1605.9 kilometres/hour, 997.9 miles/hour or 867.1 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' 30.4"16.63 miWest0° 00' 10.6"0.20 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 30' 25.7"997.71 miWest0° 10' 40.2"12.22 miSouth997.62 mi
24 hours12° 07' 38.0"834.04 miEast4° 08' 20.7"284.45 miSouth877.46 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
Diego GarciaFri 12:00 Noon1676 km1041 miles905 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:30 AM2455 km1525 miles1325 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 11:30 AM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaFri 1:00 PM2467 km1533 miles1332 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 11:00 AM2476 km1539 miles1337 nmNorthwest NW
BandungFri 1:00 PM2515 km1563 miles1358 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:00 PM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:00 PM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:00 AM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakFri 1:00 PM3036 km1887 miles1640 nmEast-northeast ENE

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