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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 = Sunday, November 3, 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 Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 07' South, Longitude: 88° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 447.88 meters/second, 1612.4 kilometres/hour, 1001.9 miles/hour or 870.6 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"16.70 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.70 mi
1 hour14° 59' 59.9"1001.68 miWest0° 00' 46.6"0.89 miSouth1001.65 mi
24 hours0° 00' 08.5"0.16 miEast0° 18' 34.3"21.28 miSouth21.28 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, November 3, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 57' South, Longitude: 84° 37' East

The ground speed is currently 433.80 meters/second, 1561.7 kilometres/hour, 970.4 miles/hour or 843.2 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' 27.0"16.17 miWest0° 00' 08.4"0.16 miSouth16.17 mi
1 hour14° 27' 03.2"970.15 miWest0° 08' 22.9"9.60 miSouth969.90 mi
24 hours13° 30' 22.3"906.74 miEast2° 56' 46.1"202.57 miSouth923.04 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
BantamSun 12:20 PM977 km607 miles528 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 11:50 AM1948 km1210 miles1052 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluSun 12:50 PM1969 km1224 miles1063 nmNortheast NE
JakartaSun 12:50 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSun 12:50 PM2284 km1419 miles1234 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 1:50 PM2487 km1545 miles1343 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSun 1:50 PM2497 km1552 miles1348 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:20 AM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 11:20 AM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 10:50 AM2692 km1673 miles1454 nmNorthwest NW

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