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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 5:22:00 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 05:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 06' South, Longitude: 101° 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' 27.5"5.14 miWest0° 23' 42.1"27.14 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 34' North, Longitude: 162° 57' West

The ground speed is currently 423.20 meters/second, 1523.5 kilometres/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.6 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' 06.4"946.38 miWest0° 02' 59.0"3.42 miSouth946.53 mi
24 hours11° 30' 33.4"750.31 miEast1° 36' 15.9"110.35 miSouth761.96 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
PekanbaruWed 12:22 PM69 km43 miles38 nmNorth N
BukittinggiWed 12:22 PM115 km71 miles62 nmWest-southwest WSW
PadangWed 12:22 PM146 km91 miles79 nmSouthwest SW
Malacca CityWed 1:22 PM271 km168 miles146 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JambiWed 12:22 PM299 km186 miles162 nmSoutheast SE
SingaporeWed 1:22 PM314 km195 miles170 nmEast-northeast ENE
BatamWed 12:22 PM315 km196 miles170 nmEast-northeast ENE
Johor BahruWed 1:22 PM316 km197 miles171 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerembanWed 1:22 PM318 km197 miles171 nmNorth N
Shah AlamWed 1:22 PM350 km218 miles189 nmNorth N

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