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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 = Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 4:56:00 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 Tuesday, March 18, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' South, Longitude: 108° 02' East

The ground speed is currently 463.86 meters/second, 1669.9 kilometres/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 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"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.8"1037.62 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.62 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° 31' West

The ground speed is currently 446.00 meters/second, 1605.6 kilometres/hour, 997.7 miles/hour or 866.9 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' 31.7"16.63 miWest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 miSouth16.63 mi
1 hour14° 31' 44.4"997.54 miWest0° 09' 43.7"11.14 miSouth997.43 mi
24 hours11° 30' 51.3"790.56 miEast3° 44' 07.6"256.72 miSouth827.67 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
PontianakTue 11:56 AM180 km112 miles97 nmNortheast NE
KetapangTue 11:56 AM235 km146 miles127 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pangkal PinangTue 11:56 AM249 km155 miles134 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuchingTue 12:56 PM381 km237 miles206 nmNortheast NE
PalembangTue 11:56 AM427 km265 miles230 nmWest-southwest WSW
Tanjung PinangTue 11:56 AM453 km282 miles245 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiTue 11:56 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest W
BatamTue 11:56 AM506 km315 miles273 nmWest-northwest WNW
SarikeiTue 12:56 PM519 km322 miles280 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeTue 12:56 PM530 km329 miles286 nmWest-northwest WNW

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