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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 Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 59' North, Longitude: 111° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 462.19 meters/second, 1663.9 km/hour, 1033.9 miles/hour or 898.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.23 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.23 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.0"1033.93 miwest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 minorth1033.92 mi
24 hours0° 04' 24.7"5.07 miwest0° 23' 00.6"26.35 minorth26.84 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 19° 56' South, Longitude: 9° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.8 km/hour, 937.5 miles/hour or 814.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.6"15.63 miwest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 minorth15.63 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.4"937.29 miwest0° 02' 18.4"2.65 minorth937.40 mi
24 hours13° 55' 27.4"905.58 mieast1° 30' 29.2"103.74 minorth915.68 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriTue 12:36 PM270 km168 miles146 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitTue 12:36 PM292 km182 miles158 nmEast E
Pekan TutongTue 12:36 PM337 km209 miles182 nmEast E
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 12:36 PM371 km230 miles200 nmEast E
KuchingTue 12:36 PM404 km251 miles218 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kota KinabaluTue 12:36 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakTue 11:36 AM609 km378 miles329 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Palangka RayaTue 11:36 AM835 km519 miles451 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Ho Chi MinhTue 11:36 AM838 km521 miles452 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangTue 11:36 AM846 km526 miles457 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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