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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 = Wednesday, November 6, 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 Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 02' South, Longitude: 90° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.89 meters/second, 1605.2 km/hour, 997.4 miles/hour or 866.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.62 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 59' 58.4"997.22 miWest0° 00' 44.7"0.86 miSouth997.18 mi
24 hours0° 00' 45.3"0.84 miEast0° 17' 47.3"20.39 miSouth20.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, November 6, 2013 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 31' South, Longitude: 129° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.76 meters/second, 1511.1 km/hour, 939.0 miles/hour or 815.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"15.65 miWest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 miSouth15.65 mi
1 hour14° 23' 47.1"938.70 miWest0° 00' 04.0"0.08 miSouth938.69 mi
24 hours14° 25' 40.5"940.75 miEast0° 35' 51.6"41.11 miNorth943.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluWed 12:40 PM1837 km1141 miles992 nmNortheast NE
JakartaWed 12:40 PM2051 km1274 miles1107 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungWed 12:40 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 11:40 AM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeWed 1:40 PM2386 km1482 miles1288 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 1:40 PM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SurabayaWed 12:40 PM2567 km1595 miles1386 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakWed 12:40 PM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandWed 10:40 AM2745 km1706 miles1482 nmSouth-southwest SSW
DenpasarWed 1:40 PM2764 km1717 miles1492 nmEast-northeast ENE

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