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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 = Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 4:46:00 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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' South, Longitude: 110° 28' East

The ground speed is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 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"17.30 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.72 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.3"5.10 miWest0° 23' 42.7"27.15 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 42' South, Longitude: 42° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 440.98 meters/second, 1587.5 kilometres/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 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' 30.6"16.44 miWest0° 00' 08.8"0.17 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 30' 36.5"986.27 miWest0° 08' 49.8"10.12 miSouth986.08 mi
24 hours12° 00' 23.5"816.12 miEast3° 16' 31.6"225.15 miSouth841.94 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
PontianakWed 11:46 AM140 km87 miles76 nmWest-northwest WNW
KetapangWed 11:46 AM150 km93 miles81 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuchingWed 12:46 PM239 km148 miles129 nmNorth N
SarikeiWed 12:46 PM323 km201 miles175 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SibuWed 12:46 PM353 km219 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Palangka RayaWed 11:46 AM424 km263 miles229 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pangkal PinangWed 11:46 AM513 km319 miles277 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjarmasinWed 12:46 PM549 km341 miles296 nmEast-southeast ESE
MiriWed 12:46 PM677 km420 miles365 nmNortheast NE
PalembangWed 11:46 AM688 km427 miles371 nmWest-southwest WSW

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