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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 5:36:00 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 05:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 23' North, Longitude: 96° 50' East

The ground speed is currently 461.90 meters/second, 1662.8 kilometres/hour, 1033.2 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"1033.21 miWest0° 00' 57.3"1.10 miNorth1033.19 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 Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 9° 10' East

The ground speed is currently 423.69 meters/second, 1525.3 kilometres/hour, 947.8 miles/hour or 823.6 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"15.80 miWest0° 00' 05.2"0.10 miNorth15.80 mi
1 hour14° 25' 50.4"947.53 miWest0° 05' 24.0"6.19 miNorth947.79 mi
24 hours13° 23' 46.3"879.64 miEast2° 38' 56.0"182.16 miNorth904.56 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
Banda AcehWed 12:36 PM168 km105 miles91 nmWest W
MedanWed 12:36 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSoutheast SE
PhuketWed 12:36 PM327 km203 miles176 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PematangsiantarWed 12:36 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
George TownWed 1:36 PM388 km241 miles210 nmEast E
KangarWed 1:36 PM391 km243 miles211 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alor SetarWed 1:36 PM401 km249 miles216 nmEast-northeast ENE
Hat YaiWed 12:36 PM442 km274 miles238 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohWed 1:36 PM483 km300 miles261 nmEast E
Shah AlamWed 1:36 PM580 km360 miles313 nmEast-southeast ESE

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