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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 04:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 17' North
Longitude: 121° 02' 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"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.84 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 04' North
Longitude: 132° 21' 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' 05.0"0.09 misouth15.92 mi
1 hour14° 31' 20.7"955.14 miwest0° 04' 59.5"5.72 misouth955.39 mi
24 hours11° 24' 40.2"750.59 mieast2° 22' 47.2"163.66 misouth772.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PaluThu 12:02 PM184 km114 miles99 nmSouthwest SW
GorontaloThu 12:02 PM228 km141 miles123 nmEast E
MamujuThu 12:02 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaThu 12:02 PM440 km274 miles238 nmWest-southwest WSW
ManadoThu 12:02 PM445 km276 miles240 nmEast-northeast ENE
BalikpapanThu 12:02 PM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariThu 12:02 PM499 km310 miles270 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MakassarThu 12:02 PM626 km389 miles338 nmSouth-southwest SSW
TernateThu 1:02 PM710 km441 miles383 nmEast E
SofifiThu 1:02 PM728 km453 miles393 nmEast E
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