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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 = Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at 4:36:00 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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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° 54' 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"1033.86 miWest0° 00' 57.5"1.10 miNorth1033.85 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° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 419.10 meters/second, 1508.7 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"15.62 miWest0° 00' 02.1"0.04 miNorth15.62 mi
1 hour14° 24' 43.3"937.22 miWest0° 02' 18.4"2.64 miNorth937.33 mi
24 hours13° 55' 28.6"905.54 miEast1° 30' 25.8"103.67 miNorth915.62 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 PM240 km149 miles130 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitTue 12:36 PM262 km163 miles141 nmEast E
Pekan TutongTue 12:36 PM306 km190 miles165 nmEast E
Bandar Seri BegawanTue 12:36 PM337 km210 miles182 nmEast E
KuchingTue 12:36 PM416 km258 miles225 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kota KinabaluTue 12:36 PM475 km295 miles257 nmEast-northeast ENE
PontianakTue 11:36 AM622 km387 miles336 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Palangka RayaTue 11:36 AM826 km513 miles446 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Nha TrangTue 11:36 AM857 km532 miles462 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ho Chi MinhTue 11:36 AM860 km534 miles464 nmNorthwest NW

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