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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 05:12:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 18' North, Longitude: 103° 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 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 149° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.31 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 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' 21.5"955.69 miwest0° 05' 05.5"5.84 misouth955.93 mi
24 hours11° 24' 22.5"750.68 mieast2° 25' 04.8"166.28 misouth773.64 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SingaporeThu 1:12 PM115 km71 miles62 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Tanjung PinangThu 12:12 PM124 km77 miles67 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruThu 1:12 PM131 km81 miles71 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JambiThu 12:12 PM210 km130 miles113 nmSouth S
PekanbaruThu 12:12 PM233 km145 miles126 nmWest W
SerembanThu 1:12 PM321 km200 miles173 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurThu 1:12 PM373 km232 miles202 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PadangThu 12:12 PM378 km235 miles204 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuantanThu 1:12 PM388 km241 miles210 nmNorth N
PalembangThu 12:12 PM389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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