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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 areas 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= 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 is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 is currently 427.24 meters/second, 1538.1 kilometres/hour, 955.7 miles/hour or 830.5 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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 Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakThu 11:52 AM70 km43 miles38 nmEast-southeast ESE
KuchingThu 12:52 PM221 km137 miles119 nmNortheast NE
KetapangThu 11:52 AM270 km168 miles146 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SarikeiThu 12:52 PM364 km226 miles197 nmNortheast NE
Pangkal PinangThu 11:52 AM402 km250 miles217 nmSouthwest SW
SibuThu 12:52 PM402 km250 miles217 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tanjung PinangThu 11:52 AM491 km305 miles265 nmWest W
BatamThu 11:52 AM545 km339 miles294 nmWest W
SingaporeThu 12:52 PM562 km349 miles304 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruThu 12:52 PM576 km358 miles311 nmWest-northwest WNW

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