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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 5° 23' North
Longitude: 96° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.90 meters/second, 1662.8 km/hour, 1033.2 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"1033.28 miwest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 minorth1033.27 mi
24 hours0° 04' 22.2"5.02 miwest0° 22' 54.9"26.24 minorth26.72 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at 05:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 20' South
Longitude: 8° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.69 meters/second, 1525.3 km/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.7"15.80 miwest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 minorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.4"947.60 miwest0° 05' 24.1"6.19 minorth947.87 mi
24 hours13° 23' 44.6"879.68 mieast2° 38' 58.7"182.22 minorth904.61 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehWed 12:36 PM138 km85 miles74 nmWest W
MedanWed 12:36 PM308 km192 miles166 nmSoutheast SE
PhuketWed 12:36 PM344 km214 miles186 nmNortheast NE
PematangsiantarWed 12:36 PM381 km237 miles206 nmSoutheast SE
George TownWed 1:36 PM419 km261 miles226 nmEast E
Alor SetarWed 1:36 PM431 km268 miles233 nmEast E
Hat YaiWed 12:36 PM470 km292 miles254 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohWed 1:36 PM514 km319 miles277 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurWed 1:36 PM624 km387 miles337 nmEast-southeast ESE
SerembanWed 1:36 PM664 km413 miles359 nmEast-southeast ESE
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