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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

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, March 20, 2013 at 05:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 05' South, Longitude: 100° 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"1037.85 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.85 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 05:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 33' North, Longitude: 164° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.21 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.7 miles/hour or 822.7 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' 06.5"946.47 miwest0° 02' 59.5"3.43 misouth946.62 mi
24 hours11° 30' 32.2"750.36 mieast1° 36' 26.8"110.57 misouth762.04 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BukittinggiWed 12:26 PM38 km24 miles21 nmSoutheast SE
PadangWed 12:26 PM95 km59 miles52 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PekanbaruWed 12:26 PM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-northeast ENE
PematangsiantarWed 12:26 PM361 km224 miles195 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerembanWed 1:26 PM368 km229 miles199 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurWed 1:26 PM399 km248 miles215 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JambiWed 12:26 PM425 km264 miles230 nmEast-southeast ESE
MedanWed 12:26 PM436 km271 miles236 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Johor BahruWed 1:26 PM443 km275 miles239 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeWed 1:26 PM444 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
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