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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 5:40:00 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).

= 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 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 98° 06' East

The ground speed is currently 459.84 meters/second, 1655.4 kilometres/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.9 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"17.14 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 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 28' South, Longitude: 95° 21' East

The ground speed is currently 445.58 meters/second, 1604.1 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' 08.6"996.65 miWest0° 11' 53.0"13.61 miNorth996.87 mi
24 hours12° 58' 37.8"894.91 miEast4° 47' 41.9"329.46 miNorth955.39 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
BantamSat 12:10 PM516 km321 miles279 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BengkuluSat 12:40 PM625 km388 miles337 nmNortheast NE
The SettlementSat 12:40 PM889 km552 miles480 nmEast-southeast ESE
PalembangSat 12:40 PM898 km558 miles485 nmNortheast NE
JambiSat 12:40 PM903 km561 miles488 nmNortheast NE
BogorSat 12:40 PM967 km601 miles522 nmEast E
JakartaSat 12:40 PM977 km607 miles527 nmEast E
BekasiSat 12:40 PM995 km618 miles537 nmEast E
BandungSat 12:40 PM1053 km654 miles568 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 1:40 PM1172 km729 miles633 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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