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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 3:52:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' South, Longitude: 123° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 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' 11.0"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.2"5.14 miWest0° 23' 42.1"27.14 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 03:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 38' North, Longitude: 141° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.00 meters/second, 1522.8 km/hour, 946.2 miles/hour or 822.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.1"15.77 miWest0° 00' 02.7"0.05 miSouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 05.7"945.94 miWest0° 02' 50.7"3.26 miSouth946.09 mi
24 hours11° 30' 56.1"750.39 miEast1° 33' 04.4"106.69 miSouth761.41 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloWed 11:52 AM117 km72 miles63 nmNorthwest NW
ManadoWed 11:52 AM207 km129 miles112 nmNorth-northeast NNE
TernateWed 12:52 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
SofifiWed 12:52 PM420 km261 miles227 nmEast-northeast ENE
KendariWed 11:52 AM453 km281 miles245 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PaluWed 11:52 AM456 km283 miles246 nmWest W
AmbonWed 12:52 PM620 km386 miles335 nmSoutheast SE
MamujuWed 11:52 AM623 km387 miles337 nmWest-southwest WSW
General SantosWed 11:52 AM704 km437 miles380 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MakassarWed 11:52 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSouthwest SW

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