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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.

## March Equinox 2012

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 05:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 00' North, Longitude: 103° 22' East

The ground speed is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 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' 00.1"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.11 miWest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 20, 2012 at 05:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 49' South, Longitude: 76° 13' East

The ground speed is currently 447.66 meters/second, 1611.6 kilometres/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 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' 32.9"16.69 miWest0° 00' 11.3"0.22 miNorth16.69 mi
1 hour14° 33' 02.5"1001.30 miWest0° 11' 23.8"13.05 miNorth1001.55 mi
24 hours10° 38' 11.2"731.95 miEast4° 36' 34.1"316.72 miNorth799.56 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
BatamTue 12:14 PM134 km83 miles73 nm NNE
SingaporeTue 1:14 PM152 km94 miles82 nm NNE
Tanjung PinangTue 12:14 PM158 km98 miles86 nm NE
Johor BahruTue 1:14 PM168 km104 miles91 nm NNE
Pasir GudangTue 1:14 PM171 km106 miles92 nm NNE
JambiTue 12:14 PM179 km111 miles97 nm S
PekanbaruTue 12:14 PM221 km137 miles119 nm WNW
Malacca CityTue 1:14 PM272 km169 miles147 nm NNW
SerembanTue 1:14 PM340 km212 miles184 nm NNW
PadangTue 12:14 PM349 km217 miles188 nm WSW