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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 4:52:00 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 04:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 108° 53' 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 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 35' North, Longitude: 155° 41' West

The ground speed is currently 423.13 meters/second, 1523.3 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"15.78 miWest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 miSouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.3"946.23 miWest0° 02' 56.3"3.37 miSouth946.38 mi
24 hours11° 30' 41.1"750.34 miEast1° 35' 12.3"109.14 miSouth761.77 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
PontianakWed 11:52 AM52 km32 miles28 nmEast E
KetapangWed 11:52 AM229 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KuchingWed 12:52 PM245 km153 miles133 nmNortheast NE
Pangkal PinangWed 11:52 AM381 km237 miles206 nmSouthwest SW
SarikeiWed 12:52 PM384 km239 miles207 nmNortheast NE
SibuWed 12:52 PM421 km262 miles228 nmNortheast NE
Tanjung PinangWed 11:52 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangWed 11:52 AM559 km347 miles302 nmSouthwest SW
BatamWed 11:52 AM561 km349 miles303 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeWed 12:52 PM580 km361 miles313 nmWest-northwest WNW

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