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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 5:50:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, November 5, 2013 at 05:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 44' South, Longitude: 88° 24' 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"998.70 miWest0° 00' 45.4"0.87 miSouth998.67 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 05:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 49' South, Longitude: 112° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.74 meters/second, 1518.3 km/hour, 943.4 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' 03.2"0.06 miSouth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 24' 12.0"943.11 miWest0° 03' 16.1"3.75 miSouth942.97 mi
24 hours14° 25' 42.6"944.76 miEast0° 41' 44.3"47.85 miSouth944.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 11:50 AM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaTue 12:50 PM2272 km1412 miles1227 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungTue 12:50 PM2309 km1435 miles1247 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeTue 1:50 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurTue 1:50 PM2551 km1585 miles1378 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandTue 10:50 AM2667 km1657 miles1440 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:20 AM2671 km1660 miles1442 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleTue 10:50 AM2746 km1706 miles1483 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakTue 12:50 PM2883 km1791 miles1557 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarTue 1:50 PM3018 km1875 miles1630 nmEast-northeast ENE

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