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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 07' South
Longitude: 118° 36' 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"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.3"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.1"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 37' North
Longitude: 146° 17' 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"946.11 miwest0° 02' 52.7"3.30 misouth946.26 mi
24 hours11° 30' 50.8"750.42 mieast1° 33' 49.4"107.56 misouth761.59 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 PM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-southeast ESE
SamarindaWed 12:12 PM167 km104 miles90 nmWest-southwest WSW
BalikpapanWed 12:12 PM234 km145 miles126 nmWest-southwest WSW
MamujuWed 12:12 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth S
GorontaloWed 12:12 PM501 km311 miles271 nmEast E
MakassarWed 12:12 PM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth S
Palangka RayaWed 11:12 AM570 km354 miles308 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjarmasinWed 12:12 PM571 km355 miles308 nmSouthwest SW
KendariWed 12:12 PM611 km379 miles330 nmSoutheast SE
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 12:12 PM689 km428 miles372 nmNorthwest NW
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