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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 6:02:00 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 06:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 29' South, Longitude: 91° 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"1037.74 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 06:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 20° 17' North, Longitude: 175° 47' East

The ground speed is currently 421.19 meters/second, 1516.3 kilometres/hour, 942.2 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' 00.8"0.01 miSouth15.70 mi
1 hour14° 30' 56.3"941.88 miWest0° 00' 49.2"0.94 miSouth941.92 mi
24 hours348° 24' 20.7"752.40 miWest0° 45' 23.8"52.05 miSouth756.00 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
Banda AcehTue 1:02 PM794 km493 miles429 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanTue 1:02 PM921 km572 miles497 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurTue 2:02 PM1209 km751 miles653 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluTue 1:02 PM1257 km781 miles679 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeTue 2:02 PM1394 km866 miles753 nmEast E
PalembangTue 1:02 PM1507 km936 miles814 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:32 AM1518 km943 miles820 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboTue 11:32 AM1527 km949 miles824 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaTue 1:02 PM1818 km1130 miles982 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokTue 1:02 PM1861 km1156 miles1005 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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