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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

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' South, Longitude: 107° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.86 meters/second, 1669.9 km/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1037.69 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.69 mi
24 hours0° 04' 23.3"5.06 miwest0° 23' 42.9"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 59' South, Longitude: 56° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.99 meters/second, 1605.6 km/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.63 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"997.60 miwest0° 09' 43.7"11.14 misouth997.49 mi
24 hours11° 30' 52.6"790.64 mieast3° 44' 06.6"256.72 misouth827.74 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakTue 11:56 AM206 km128 miles111 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pangkal PinangTue 11:56 AM223 km138 miles120 nmSouthwest SW
PalembangTue 11:56 AM400 km249 miles216 nmSouthwest SW
KuchingTue 12:56 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNortheast NE
Tanjung PinangTue 11:56 AM426 km265 miles230 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiTue 11:56 AM466 km290 miles252 nmWest W
SingaporeTue 12:56 PM502 km312 miles271 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruTue 12:56 PM521 km323 miles281 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar LampungTue 11:56 AM563 km350 miles304 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaTue 11:56 AM580 km360 miles313 nmSouth S
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