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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 5:02:00 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).

= 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 05:02:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' North, Longitude: 106° 18' 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 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 146° 36' West

The ground speed is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 kilometres/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 21.4"955.53 miWest0° 05' 04.6"5.82 miSouth955.78 mi
24 hours11° 24' 25.3"750.61 miEast2° 24' 42.9"165.86 miSouth773.48 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
Tanjung PinangThu 12:02 PM219 km136 miles118 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pangkal PinangThu 12:02 PM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth S
BatamThu 12:02 PM273 km170 miles147 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeThu 1:02 PM294 km183 miles159 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruThu 1:02 PM311 km193 miles168 nmWest-northwest WNW
PontianakThu 12:02 PM340 km211 miles184 nmEast E
JambiThu 12:02 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSouthwest SW
PalembangThu 12:02 PM402 km250 miles217 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuchingThu 1:02 PM471 km292 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
KetapangThu 12:02 PM472 km293 miles255 nmEast-southeast ESE

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