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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 19, 2013 at 06:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 91° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.91 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.81 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.81 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 06:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 175° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 421.19 meters/second, 1516.3 km/hour, 942.2 miles/hour or 818.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.8"15.70 miwest0° 00' 00.8"0.01 misouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.3"941.95 miwest0° 00' 49.3"0.94 misouth941.99 mi
24 hours348° 24' 20.9"752.45 miwest0° 45' 26.3"52.10 misouth756.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehTue 1:02 PM811 km504 miles438 nmNortheast NE
MedanTue 1:02 PM948 km589 miles512 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurTue 2:02 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluTue 1:02 PM1287 km800 miles695 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeTue 2:02 PM1425 km885 miles769 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:32 AM1492 km927 miles805 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboTue 11:32 AM1498 km931 miles809 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangTue 1:02 PM1537 km955 miles830 nmEast E
JakartaTue 1:02 PM1847 km1148 miles997 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiTue 11:32 AM1847 km1148 miles997 nmNorthwest NW
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