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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

UTC time = Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 4:36:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 5° 45' North, Longitude: 111° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 461.61 meters/second, 1661.8 km/hour, 1032.6 miles/hour or 897.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.21 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.21 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1032.56 miWest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 miNorth1032.55 mi
24 hours0° 04' 19.5"4.96 miWest0° 22' 49.2"26.14 miNorth26.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, April 4, 2013 at 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 49' South, Longitude: 37° 01' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.2"16.03 miWest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 27' 12.5"961.92 miWest0° 07' 45.5"8.89 miNorth962.27 mi
24 hours12° 49' 52.5"853.99 miEast3° 28' 50.1"239.29 miNorth893.42 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriThu 12:36 PM289 km179 miles156 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala BelaitThu 12:36 PM303 km188 miles163 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pekan TutongThu 12:36 PM338 km210 miles182 nmEast-southeast ESE
Bandar Seri BegawanThu 12:36 PM365 km227 miles197 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kota KinabaluThu 12:36 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast E
KuchingThu 12:36 PM489 km304 miles264 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PontianakThu 11:36 AM692 km430 miles374 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Nha TrangThu 11:36 AM772 km479 miles417 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Ho Chi MinhThu 11:36 AM787 km489 miles425 nmNorthwest NW
Cần ThơThu 11:36 AM812 km505 miles439 nmNorthwest NW

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