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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 12, 2013 at 04:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' South, Longitude: 118° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.17 meters/second, 1667.4 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1036.14 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.15 mi
24 hours0° 04' 01.8"4.64 miwest0° 23' 38.1"27.07 minorth27.46 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 04:14:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 08' North, Longitude: 121° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.68 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' 31.1"16.73 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.73 mi
1 hour14° 31' 08.8"1003.67 miwest0° 11' 33.5"13.24 minorth1003.69 mi
24 hours11° 28' 11.5"792.89 mieast4° 29' 21.0"308.48 minorth848.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MamujuTue 12:14 PM71 km44 miles38 nmNorth-northeast NNE
RantepaoTue 12:14 PM141 km87 miles76 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarTue 12:14 PM223 km138 miles120 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PaluTue 12:14 PM294 km183 miles159 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BalikpapanTue 12:14 PM303 km188 miles163 nmNorthwest NW
SamarindaTue 12:14 PM350 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KendariTue 12:14 PM435 km270 miles235 nmEast E
BanjarmasinTue 12:14 PM453 km282 miles245 nmWest W
Palangka RayaTue 11:14 AM541 km336 miles292 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaTue 12:14 PM573 km356 miles309 nmSouth S
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