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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, February 27, 2013 at 3:46:00 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, February 27, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 18' South, Longitude: 126° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.06 meters/second, 1652.6 km/hour, 1026.9 miles/hour or 892.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.7"1026.83 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.85 mi
24 hours0° 02' 44.0"3.12 miWest0° 22' 37.8"25.92 miNorth26.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 27, 2013 at 03:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 42' South, Longitude: 40° 04' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.70 meters/second, 1615.3 km/hour, 1003.7 miles/hour or 872.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"16.73 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miSouth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.1"1003.61 miWest0° 11' 44.0"13.44 miSouth1003.65 mi
24 hours11° 46' 43.1"814.38 miEast4° 38' 51.3"319.34 miSouth873.02 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BaucauWed 12:46 PM31 km19 miles17 nmSouthwest SW
DiliWed 12:46 PM125 km78 miles68 nmWest-southwest WSW
SameWed 12:46 PM138 km86 miles75 nmSouthwest SW
SuaiWed 12:46 PM193 km120 miles104 nmSouthwest SW
KupangWed 11:46 AM398 km247 miles215 nmWest-southwest WSW
AmbonWed 12:46 PM536 km333 miles289 nmNorth-northeast NNE
EndeWed 11:46 AM558 km347 miles301 nmWest W
DarwinWed 1:16 PM647 km402 miles350 nmSoutheast SE
KendariWed 11:46 AM664 km413 miles359 nmNorthwest NW
MakassarWed 11:46 AM877 km545 miles473 nmWest-northwest WNW

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