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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 = Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 4:14:00 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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 04:14:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 16' South, Longitude: 118° 57' 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"1036.06 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1036.07 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° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.69 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"1003.60 miWest0° 11' 33.6"13.24 miNorth1003.62 mi
24 hours11° 28' 12.0"792.84 miEast4° 29' 22.0"308.48 miNorth848.91 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 PM66 km41 miles36 nmNorth N
RantepaoTue 12:14 PM111 km69 miles60 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarTue 12:14 PM213 km132 miles115 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PaluTue 12:14 PM281 km175 miles152 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BalikpapanTue 12:14 PM323 km201 miles174 nmNorthwest NW
SamarindaTue 12:14 PM366 km228 miles198 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KendariTue 12:14 PM405 km251 miles219 nmEast-southeast ESE
BanjarmasinTue 12:14 PM484 km301 miles261 nmWest W
Palangka RayaTue 11:14 AM571 km355 miles308 nmWest-northwest WNW
RabaTue 12:14 PM579 km359 miles312 nmSouth S

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