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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 4:26:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 04:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' North, Longitude: 114° 20' East

The ground speed is currently 461.91 meters/second, 1662.9 kilometres/hour, 1033.3 miles/hour or 897.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.24 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miNorth1033.23 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.3"5.02 miWest0° 22' 55.2"26.25 miNorth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 27' South, Longitude: 26° 00' East

The ground speed is currently 423.41 meters/second, 1524.3 kilometres/hour, 947.1 miles/hour or 823.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.79 miWest0° 00' 05.1"0.10 miNorth15.79 mi
1 hour14° 25' 46.5"946.89 miWest0° 05' 16.0"6.04 miNorth947.15 mi
24 hours13° 25' 25.9"880.93 miEast2° 36' 02.7"178.85 miNorth905.10 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Pekan TutongWed 12:26 PM71 km44 miles38 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 12:26 PM85 km53 miles46 nmSoutheast SE
Kuala BelaitWed 12:26 PM86 km53 miles46 nmSouth S
MiriWed 12:26 PM113 km70 miles61 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PaparWed 12:26 PM182 km113 miles98 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kota KinabaluWed 12:26 PM205 km127 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
SibuWed 12:26 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouthwest SW
SarikeiWed 12:26 PM474 km294 miles256 nmSouthwest SW
KuchingWed 12:26 PM610 km379 miles330 nmSouthwest SW
Puerto PrincesaWed 12:26 PM686 km427 miles371 nmNortheast NE

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