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Day and Night World Map

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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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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 22' North
Longitude: 111° 33' 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"1033.31 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 minorth1033.29 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 26' South
Longitude: 23° 20' 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' 47.2"947.06 miwest0° 05' 17.2"6.06 minorth947.32 mi
24 hours13° 25' 10.0"880.78 mieast2° 36' 30.3"179.39 minorth905.08 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 PM291 km181 miles157 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitWed 12:36 PM309 km192 miles167 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongWed 12:36 PM350 km217 miles189 nmEast E
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 12:36 PM382 km237 miles206 nmEast E
KuchingWed 12:36 PM441 km274 miles238 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Kota KinabaluWed 12:36 PM506 km314 miles273 nmEast E
PontianakWed 11:36 AM644 km400 miles348 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Ho Chi MinhWed 11:36 AM801 km497 miles432 nmNorthwest NW
Nha TrangWed 11:36 AM803 km499 miles434 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cần ThơWed 11:36 AM820 km510 miles443 nmNorthwest NW
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