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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

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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 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"1037.77 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 of the movement is currently 447.66 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' 02.5"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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SingaporeTue 1:14 PM152 km94 miles82 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tanjung PinangTue 12:14 PM158 km98 miles86 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruTue 1:14 PM168 km104 miles91 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JambiTue 12:14 PM179 km111 miles97 nmSouth S
PekanbaruTue 12:14 PM221 km137 miles119 nmWest-northwest WNW
Malacca CityTue 1:14 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerembanTue 1:14 PM340 km211 miles184 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PadangTue 12:14 PM350 km218 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalembangTue 12:14 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pangkal PinangTue 12:14 PM387 km240 miles209 nmSoutheast SE
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