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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 5:12:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 103° 53' 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 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 160° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.17 meters/second, 1523.4 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 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' 06.4"946.33 miWest0° 02' 58.1"3.40 miSouth946.48 mi
24 hours11° 30' 35.9"750.32 miEast1° 35' 54.7"109.95 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 12:12 PM129 km80 miles70 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SingaporeWed 1:12 PM152 km95 miles82 nmNorth N
JambiWed 12:12 PM169 km105 miles91 nmSouth S
Johor BahruWed 1:12 PM172 km107 miles93 nmNorth N
PekanbaruWed 12:12 PM279 km174 miles151 nmWest-northwest WNW
Malacca CityWed 1:12 PM312 km194 miles168 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangWed 12:12 PM335 km208 miles181 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Pangkal PinangWed 12:12 PM335 km208 miles181 nmSoutheast SE
SerembanWed 1:12 PM380 km236 miles205 nmNorthwest NW
PadangWed 12:12 PM402 km250 miles217 nmWest-southwest WSW

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