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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 4:02:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' South, Longitude: 121° 23' 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 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 143° 36' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.02 meters/second, 1522.9 km/hour, 946.3 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"945.99 miWest0° 02' 51.6"3.28 miSouth946.14 mi
24 hours11° 30' 53.5"750.38 miEast1° 33' 25.7"107.10 miSouth761.47 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PaluWed 12:02 PM190 km118 miles103 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloWed 12:02 PM200 km124 miles108 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamujuWed 12:02 PM396 km246 miles214 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoWed 12:02 PM424 km263 miles229 nmEast-northeast ENE
KendariWed 12:02 PM446 km277 miles241 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SamarindaWed 12:02 PM474 km295 miles256 nmWest W
BalikpapanWed 12:02 PM518 km322 miles280 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakassarWed 12:02 PM597 km371 miles322 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateWed 1:02 PM675 km420 miles365 nmEast E
SofifiWed 1:02 PM694 km431 miles375 nmEast E

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