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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

UTC time = Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 5:02:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 106° 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 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 158° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.15 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 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' 06.3"946.28 miWest0° 02' 57.1"3.39 miSouth946.43 mi
24 hours11° 30' 38.5"750.33 miEast1° 35' 33.5"109.54 miSouth761.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pangkal PinangWed 12:02 PM227 km141 miles122 nmSouth S
Tanjung PinangWed 12:02 PM244 km151 miles132 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeWed 1:02 PM320 km199 miles173 nmWest-northwest WNW
PontianakWed 12:02 PM330 km205 miles178 nmEast E
Johor BahruWed 1:02 PM338 km210 miles183 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiWed 12:02 PM350 km217 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalembangWed 12:02 PM367 km228 miles198 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuchingWed 1:02 PM478 km297 miles258 nmEast-northeast ENE
Malacca CityWed 1:02 PM525 km326 miles284 nmWest-northwest WNW
KuantanWed 1:02 PM550 km341 miles297 nmNorthwest NW

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