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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 = Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 5:40:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 90° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.56 meters/second, 1607.6 km/hour, 998.9 miles/hour or 868.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.65 miWest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 miSouth16.65 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.8"998.72 miWest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 miSouth998.68 mi
24 hours0° 00' 33.0"0.61 miEast0° 18' 03.4"20.69 miSouth20.70 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 48' South, Longitude: 114° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.76 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.5 miles/hour or 819.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.72 miWest0° 00' 03.3"0.06 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.3"943.17 miWest0° 03' 17.4"3.77 miSouth943.02 mi
24 hours14° 25' 38.3"944.73 miEast0° 42' 16.5"48.46 miSouth943.98 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluTue 12:40 PM1814 km1127 miles979 nmNortheast NE
JakartaTue 12:40 PM2035 km1264 miles1099 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungTue 12:40 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaTue 11:40 AM2221 km1380 miles1200 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeTue 1:40 PM2360 km1466 miles1274 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurTue 1:40 PM2404 km1493 miles1298 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaTue 12:40 PM2557 km1589 miles1381 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakTue 12:40 PM2669 km1658 miles1441 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarTue 1:40 PM2757 km1713 miles1488 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandTue 10:40 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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