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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 4:52:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' North, Longitude: 108° 48' 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' 29.3"5.17 miWest0° 23' 40.9"27.12 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 60' North, Longitude: 144° 11' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.1 km/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"15.93 miWest0° 00' 05.0"0.10 miSouth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 31' 21.3"955.45 miWest0° 05' 03.7"5.80 miSouth955.70 mi
24 hours11° 24' 27.9"750.60 miEast2° 24' 23.3"165.48 miSouth773.38 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakThu 11:52 AM70 km43 miles38 nmEast-southeast ESE
KuchingThu 12:52 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNortheast NE
Pangkal PinangThu 11:52 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouthwest SW
Tanjung PinangThu 11:52 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest W
SingaporeThu 12:52 PM562 km349 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruThu 12:52 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangThu 11:52 AM578 km359 miles312 nmSouthwest SW
JambiThu 11:52 AM615 km382 miles332 nmWest-southwest WSW
Palangka RayaThu 11:52 AM633 km393 miles342 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaThu 11:52 AM745 km463 miles402 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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