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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 21, 2013 at 5:12:00 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).

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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 48' 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"1037.76 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 05:12:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 58' North, Longitude: 149° 01' 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"955.61 miWest0° 05' 05.4"5.83 miSouth955.86 mi
24 hours11° 24' 22.9"750.63 miEast2° 25' 02.6"166.23 miSouth773.58 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 12:12 PM99 km62 miles54 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 1:12 PM109 km68 miles59 nmNorth N
Johor BahruThu 1:12 PM128 km80 miles69 nmNorth N
JambiThu 12:12 PM211 km131 miles114 nmSouth S
PekanbaruThu 12:12 PM264 km164 miles142 nmWest W
Malacca CityThu 1:12 PM272 km169 miles147 nmNorthwest NW
SerembanThu 1:12 PM339 km211 miles183 nmNorthwest NW
Pangkal PinangThu 12:12 PM372 km231 miles201 nmSoutheast SE
PalembangThu 12:12 PM379 km235 miles205 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KuantanThu 1:12 PM392 km243 miles211 nmNorth N

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