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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.

March Equinox 2012

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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° 05' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 26.1"5.12 miwest0° 23' 42.6"27.16 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: 75° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.67 meters/second, 1611.6 km/hour, 1001.4 miles/hour or 870.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 02.7"1001.38 miwest0° 11' 23.8"13.05 minorth1001.63 mi
24 hours10° 38' 10.4"731.99 mieast4° 36' 34.4"316.75 minorth799.60 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SingaporeTue 1:14 PM166 km103 miles89 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Johor BahruTue 1:14 PM178 km111 miles96 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tanjung PinangTue 12:14 PM183 km114 miles99 nmNortheast NE
JambiTue 12:14 PM186 km116 miles101 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PekanbaruTue 12:14 PM191 km119 miles103 nmWest-northwest WNW
PadangTue 12:14 PM321 km199 miles173 nmWest-southwest WSW
SerembanTue 1:14 PM326 km203 miles176 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurTue 1:14 PM379 km235 miles205 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangTue 12:14 PM380 km236 miles205 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pangkal PinangTue 12:14 PM412 km256 miles222 nmSoutheast SE
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