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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:42:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 111° 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' 27.3"5.14 miwest0° 23' 42.1"27.14 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 04:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 153° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.11 meters/second, 1523.2 km/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 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' 02.9"0.05 misouth15.77 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.2"946.18 miwest0° 02' 55.4"3.35 misouth946.33 mi
24 hours11° 30' 43.5"750.34 mieast1° 34' 50.9"108.73 misouth761.71 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KuchingWed 12:42 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PontianakWed 11:42 AM227 km141 miles123 nmWest W
Palangka RayaWed 11:42 AM366 km228 miles198 nmSoutheast SE
BanjarmasinWed 12:42 PM504 km313 miles272 nmSoutheast SE
MiriWed 12:42 PM576 km358 miles311 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala BelaitWed 12:42 PM608 km378 miles328 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BalikpapanWed 12:42 PM620 km385 miles335 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pangkal PinangWed 11:42 AM627 km390 miles339 nmWest-southwest WSW
SamarindaWed 12:42 PM644 km400 miles348 nmEast E
Pekan TutongWed 12:42 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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