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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 5:26:00 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 05:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 100° 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 175° 31' West

The ground speed is currently 421.17 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' 56.2"941.83 miWest0° 00' 45.7"0.87 miSouth941.87 mi
24 hours11° 35' 45.4"752.48 miEast0° 44' 03.6"50.51 miSouth755.92 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
BukittinggiTue 12:26 PM22 km14 miles12 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PadangTue 12:26 PM49 km31 miles27 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PekanbaruTue 12:26 PM158 km98 miles85 nmNortheast NE
Malacca CityTue 1:26 PM358 km222 miles193 nmNortheast NE
JambiTue 12:26 PM373 km232 miles201 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerembanTue 1:26 PM391 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PematangsiantarTue 12:26 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Shah AlamTue 1:26 PM411 km255 miles222 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BengkuluTue 12:26 PM417 km259 miles225 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SingaporeTue 1:26 PM426 km265 miles230 nmEast-northeast ENE

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