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Day and Night World Map

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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 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 06' South
Longitude: 106° 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"27.14 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 34' North
Longitude: 158° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.16 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"946.35 miwest0° 02' 57.3"3.39 misouth946.50 mi
24 hours11° 30' 38.3"750.38 mieast1° 35' 35.8"109.59 misouth761.90 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tanjung PinangWed 12:02 PM217 km135 miles117 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pangkal PinangWed 12:02 PM225 km140 miles121 nmSouth S
SingaporeWed 1:02 PM293 km182 miles158 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruWed 1:02 PM312 km194 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiWed 12:02 PM323 km200 miles174 nmWest-southwest WSW
PalembangWed 12:02 PM353 km219 miles190 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakWed 12:02 PM361 km224 miles195 nmEast E
KuchingWed 1:02 PM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-northeast ENE
PekanbaruWed 12:02 PM523 km325 miles282 nmWest W
KuantanWed 1:02 PM531 km330 miles287 nmNorthwest NW
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