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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° 06' 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 04:42:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 153° 33' 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"15.78 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.2"946.25 miwest0° 02' 55.5"3.35 misouth946.40 mi
24 hours11° 30' 43.3"750.39 mieast1° 34' 53.3"108.78 misouth761.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakWed 11:42 AM196 km122 miles106 nmWest W
KuchingWed 12:42 PM202 km126 miles109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Palangka RayaWed 11:42 AM391 km243 miles211 nmSoutheast SE
BanjarmasinWed 12:42 PM527 km327 miles284 nmSoutheast SE
MiriWed 12:42 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pangkal PinangWed 11:42 AM599 km372 miles323 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala BelaitWed 12:42 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNorth-northeast NNE
BalikpapanWed 12:42 PM650 km404 miles351 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongWed 12:42 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNortheast NE
SamarindaWed 12:42 PM675 km419 miles364 nmEast E
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