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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 05:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 05' South
Longitude: 93° 36' 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 05:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 19° 32' North
Longitude: 170° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.27 meters/second, 1523.8 km/hour, 946.8 miles/hour or 822.8 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' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 31' 06.8"946.60 miwest0° 03' 01.8"3.47 misouth946.75 mi
24 hours11° 30' 25.6"750.34 mieast1° 37' 22.1"111.62 misouth762.21 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehWed 12:52 PM653 km406 miles352 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanWed 12:52 PM695 km432 miles375 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 1:52 PM969 km602 miles523 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohWed 1:52 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluWed 12:52 PM1047 km651 miles566 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeWed 1:52 PM1151 km715 miles622 nmEast E
PalembangWed 12:52 PM1283 km797 miles693 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaWed 12:52 PM1614 km1003 miles871 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 11:22 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangkokWed 12:52 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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