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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Monday, March 18, 2013 at 5:02:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 53' South, Longitude: 106° 32' East

The ground speed is currently 463.87 meters/second, 1669.9 kilometres/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1037.65 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.65 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.7"5.05 miWest0° 23' 43.5"27.17 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 18, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 07' North, Longitude: 178° 39' East

The ground speed is currently 421.63 meters/second, 1517.9 kilometres/hour, 943.2 miles/hour or 819.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.72 miWest0° 00' 01.6"0.03 miNorth15.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 53.6"942.86 miWest0° 01' 32.4"1.77 miNorth942.78 mi
24 hours348° 21' 38.6"756.14 miWest0° 10' 54.2"12.50 miNorth755.81 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pangkal PinangMon 12:02 PM145 km90 miles78 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PalembangMon 12:02 PM304 km189 miles164 nmSouthwest SW
Tanjung PinangMon 12:02 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakMon 12:02 PM328 km204 miles177 nmEast-northeast ENE
JambiMon 12:02 PM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
BatamMon 12:02 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeMon 1:02 PM383 km238 miles207 nmNorthwest NW
KetapangMon 12:02 PM398 km247 miles215 nmEast-southeast ESE
Johor BahruMon 1:02 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorthwest NW
KuchingMon 1:02 PM504 km313 miles272 nmEast-northeast ENE

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