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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 Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' North, Longitude: 111° 50' East

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

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.22 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.22 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1033.23 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 minorth1033.22 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.3"5.02 miwest0° 22' 55.1"26.25 minorth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 26' South, Longitude: 23° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.45 meters/second, 1524.4 km/hour, 947.2 miles/hour or 823.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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' 47.1"946.98 miwest0° 05' 17.1"6.06 minorth947.25 mi
24 hours13° 25' 11.7"880.74 mieast2° 36' 27.4"179.32 minorth905.03 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriWed 12:36 PM262 km163 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitWed 12:36 PM280 km174 miles151 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongWed 12:36 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast E
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 12:36 PM351 km218 miles190 nmEast E
KuchingWed 12:36 PM452 km281 miles244 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kota KinabaluWed 12:36 PM475 km295 miles257 nmEast E
PontianakWed 11:36 AM657 km408 miles355 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nha TrangWed 11:36 AM814 km506 miles440 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:36 AM821 km510 miles443 nmNorthwest NW
Cần ThơWed 11:36 AM844 km525 miles456 nmNorthwest NW
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