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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 areas 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 4:42:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 is currently 463.93 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 423.11 meters/second, 1523.2 kilometres/hour, 946.5 miles/hour or 822.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
KuchingWed 12:42 PM217 km135 miles117 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PontianakWed 11:42 AM227 km141 miles123 nmWest W
SarikeiWed 12:42 PM248 km154 miles134 nmNorth N
KetapangWed 11:42 AM249 km155 miles134 nmSouthwest SW
SibuWed 12:42 PM269 km167 miles145 nmNorth N
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 PM623 km387 miles336 nmEast-southeast ESE

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