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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 Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 48' South, Longitude: 90° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.54 meters/second, 1614.7 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.72 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.02 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour15° 00' 00.4"1003.24 miwest0° 00' 47.2"0.90 misouth1003.21 mi
24 hours0° 00' 03.8"0.07 miwest0° 18' 49.1"21.57 misouth21.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, November 2, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 14' South, Longitude: 73° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.75 meters/second, 1586.7 km/hour, 985.9 miles/hour or 856.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 28' 50.6"985.80 miwest0° 09' 53.6"11.33 misouth985.61 mi
24 hours12° 48' 05.0"871.49 mieast3° 41' 41.2"253.99 misouth902.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 12:40 PM1765 km1096 miles953 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSat 12:40 PM2013 km1251 miles1087 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 12:40 PM2050 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 11:40 AM2152 km1337 miles1162 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeSat 1:40 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:40 PM2330 km1448 miles1258 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaSat 12:40 PM2555 km1588 miles1380 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakSat 12:40 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:10 AM2674 km1661 miles1444 nmNorth-northwest NNW
DenpasarSat 1:40 PM2765 km1718 miles1493 nmEast-northeast ENE
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