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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 Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 04:52:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 18' North
Longitude: 108° 32' 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"1037.83 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.83 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 60' North
Longitude: 144° 27' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.25 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"955.53 miwest0° 05' 03.8"5.80 misouth955.78 mi
24 hours11° 24' 27.6"750.65 mieast2° 24' 25.5"165.54 misouth773.45 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 AM98 km61 miles53 nmEast-southeast ESE
KuchingThu 12:52 PM246 km153 miles133 nmNortheast NE
Pangkal PinangThu 11:52 AM379 km236 miles205 nmSouthwest SW
Tanjung PinangThu 11:52 AM460 km286 miles248 nmWest W
SingaporeThu 12:52 PM532 km330 miles287 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruThu 12:52 PM545 km339 miles294 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangThu 11:52 AM554 km345 miles299 nmSouthwest SW
JambiThu 11:52 AM585 km364 miles316 nmWest-southwest WSW
Palangka RayaThu 11:52 AM661 km411 miles357 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaThu 11:52 AM737 km458 miles398 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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