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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, February 27, 2014 at 5:40:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 22' South, Longitude: 98° 11' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.99 meters/second, 1652.4 km/hour, 1026.7 miles/hour or 892.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.66 miWest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 miNorth1026.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.4"3.05 miWest0° 22' 37.5"25.91 miNorth26.09 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 68° 17' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.41 meters/second, 1563.9 km/hour, 971.8 miles/hour or 844.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.19 miWest0° 00' 09.0"0.17 miNorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 14.2"971.59 miWest0° 09' 09.8"10.50 miNorth971.94 mi
24 hours13° 43' 43.4"924.98 miEast4° 02' 03.3"277.29 miNorth972.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamThu 12:10 PM439 km273 miles237 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BengkuluThu 12:40 PM677 km421 miles366 nmNortheast NE
The SettlementThu 12:40 PM853 km530 miles460 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalembangThu 12:40 PM940 km584 miles507 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 12:40 PM984 km611 miles531 nmEast-northeast ENE
BekasiThu 12:40 PM1001 km622 miles540 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 12:40 PM1051 km653 miles568 nmEast E
SingaporeThu 1:40 PM1238 km769 miles668 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanThu 12:40 PM1322 km822 miles714 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurThu 1:40 PM1332 km828 miles719 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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