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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 = Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 4:02:00 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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 17' North, Longitude: 121° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 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' 11.2"1037.76 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.76 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.1"5.17 miWest0° 23' 41.0"27.12 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 04' North, Longitude: 132° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.07 meters/second, 1537.5 km/hour, 955.3 miles/hour or 830.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.92 miWest0° 00' 04.9"0.09 miSouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.7"955.07 miWest0° 04' 59.3"5.72 miSouth955.31 mi
24 hours11° 24' 40.5"750.54 miEast2° 22' 45.0"163.61 miSouth772.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloThu 12:02 PM197 km122 miles106 nmEast E
PaluThu 12:02 PM207 km129 miles112 nmSouthwest SW
ManadoThu 12:02 PM415 km258 miles224 nmEast-northeast ENE
MamujuThu 12:02 PM423 km263 miles229 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaThu 12:02 PM472 km293 miles255 nmWest W
KendariThu 12:02 PM490 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BalikpapanThu 12:02 PM523 km325 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakassarThu 12:02 PM635 km395 miles343 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateThu 1:02 PM678 km422 miles366 nmEast E
SofifiThu 1:02 PM697 km433 miles377 nmEast E

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