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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 22' North, Longitude: 109° 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"1033.23 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 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 25' South, Longitude: 21° 12' East

The ground speed is currently 423.49 meters/second, 1524.6 kilometres/hour, 947.3 miles/hour or 823.2 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' 47.6"947.07 miWest0° 05' 18.3"6.08 miNorth947.34 mi
24 hours13° 24' 57.5"880.56 miEast2° 36' 52.3"179.80 miNorth904.95 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
SarikeiWed 12:46 PM433 km269 miles234 nmSoutheast SE
KuchingWed 12:46 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SibuWed 12:46 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSoutheast SE
MiriWed 12:46 PM528 km328 miles285 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitWed 12:46 PM550 km342 miles297 nmEast E
Pekan TutongWed 12:46 PM594 km369 miles321 nmEast E
PontianakWed 11:46 AM596 km370 miles322 nmSouth S
Bandar Seri BegawanWed 12:46 PM625 km388 miles337 nmEast E
Phan ThiếtWed 11:46 AM630 km392 miles340 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Cần ThơWed 11:46 AM649 km403 miles350 nmNorthwest NW

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