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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

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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° 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"1037.83 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 05:02:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 59' North, Longitude: 146° 52' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.28 meters/second, 1538.2 km/hour, 955.8 miles/hour or 830.6 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' 21.4"955.61 miwest0° 05' 04.7"5.82 misouth955.85 mi
24 hours11° 24' 25.1"750.67 mieast2° 24' 45.1"165.91 misouth773.55 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tanjung PinangThu 12:02 PM190 km118 miles102 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeThu 1:02 PM266 km165 miles143 nmWest-northwest WNW
Pangkal PinangThu 12:02 PM268 km167 miles145 nmSouth S
Johor BahruThu 1:02 PM283 km176 miles153 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiThu 12:02 PM340 km212 miles184 nmSouthwest SW
PontianakThu 12:02 PM371 km230 miles200 nmEast E
PalembangThu 12:02 PM390 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuantanThu 1:02 PM491 km305 miles265 nmNorthwest NW
KuchingThu 1:02 PM500 km311 miles270 nmEast-northeast ENE
PekanbaruThu 12:02 PM510 km317 miles276 nmWest W
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