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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 = Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 5:30:00 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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 37' South, Longitude: 100° 36' East

The ground speed is currently 459.83 meters/second, 1655.4 kilometres/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.8 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"17.14 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth17.14 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1028.57 miWest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 miNorth1028.59 mi
24 hours0° 02' 55.8"3.35 miWest0° 22' 51.1"26.17 miNorth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 30' South, Longitude: 97° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 445.56 meters/second, 1604.0 kilometres/hour, 996.7 miles/hour or 866.1 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' 27.0"16.61 miWest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 miNorth16.61 mi
1 hour14° 27' 08.3"996.59 miWest0° 11' 52.8"13.61 miNorth996.82 mi
24 hours12° 58' 46.1"895.03 miEast4° 47' 40.9"329.44 miNorth955.52 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
BengkuluSat 12:30 PM461 km286 miles249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Bandar LampungSat 12:30 PM570 km354 miles308 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerangSat 12:30 PM636 km395 miles343 nmEast-northeast ENE
The SettlementSat 12:30 PM639 km397 miles345 nmEast-southeast ESE
BantamSat 12:00 Noon643 km400 miles347 nmSouthwest SW
PalembangSat 12:30 PM688 km428 miles372 nmNortheast NE
BogorSat 12:30 PM694 km431 miles375 nmEast E
JakartaSat 12:30 PM706 km439 miles381 nmEast-northeast ENE
BekasiSat 12:30 PM723 km449 miles391 nmEast-northeast ENE
JambiSat 12:30 PM744 km463 miles402 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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