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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 = Tuesday, March 19, 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 Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' South, Longitude: 106° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.73 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.74 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.3"5.10 miWest0° 23' 42.9"27.16 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 19, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 18' North, Longitude: 169° 43' West

The ground speed is currently 421.16 meters/second, 1516.2 kilometres/hour, 942.1 miles/hour or 818.7 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"15.70 miWest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.1"941.80 miWest0° 00' 43.4"0.83 miSouth941.84 mi
24 hours11° 35' 49.5"752.53 miEast0° 43' 10.0"49.49 miSouth755.87 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 PinangTue 12:02 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Tanjung PinangTue 12:02 PM274 km170 miles148 nmNorthwest NW
BatamTue 12:02 PM325 km202 miles175 nmWest-northwest WNW
PontianakTue 12:02 PM326 km202 miles176 nmEast E
PalembangTue 12:02 PM334 km208 miles180 nmSouthwest SW
JambiTue 12:02 PM339 km210 miles183 nmWest-southwest WSW
SingaporeTue 1:02 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNorthwest NW
Johor BahruTue 1:02 PM369 km229 miles199 nmNorthwest NW
KetapangTue 12:02 PM419 km261 miles226 nmEast-southeast ESE
KuchingTue 1:02 PM489 km304 miles264 nmEast-northeast ENE

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