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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 4:12:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 07' South, Longitude: 118° 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' 27.3"5.14 miWest0° 23' 42.1"27.14 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 37' North, Longitude: 146° 01' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.05 meters/second, 1523.0 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' 05.8"946.04 miWest0° 02' 52.5"3.30 miSouth946.18 mi
24 hours11° 30' 51.0"750.37 miEast1° 33' 47.1"107.51 miSouth761.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PaluWed 12:12 PM140 km87 miles75 nmSoutheast SE
SangattaWed 12:12 PM165 km102 miles89 nmWest-northwest WNW
SamarindaWed 12:12 PM198 km123 miles107 nmWest-southwest WSW
BalikpapanWed 12:12 PM261 km162 miles141 nmWest-southwest WSW
MamujuWed 12:12 PM283 km176 miles153 nmSouth S
GorontaloWed 12:12 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast E
MakassarWed 12:12 PM559 km347 miles302 nmSouth S
KendariWed 12:12 PM589 km366 miles318 nmSoutheast SE
BanjarmasinWed 12:12 PM595 km370 miles321 nmSouthwest SW
Palangka RayaWed 11:12 AM599 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW

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