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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 4:56:00 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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' South, Longitude: 107° 58' 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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 43' South, Longitude: 45° 00' West

The ground speed is currently 440.94 meters/second, 1587.4 kilometres/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.1 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' 30.6"16.44 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miSouth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 30' 35.9"986.18 miWest0° 08' 49.3"10.11 miSouth985.99 mi
24 hours12° 00' 36.6"816.30 miEast3° 16' 17.4"224.88 miSouth842.04 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 11:56 AM165 km103 miles89 nmEast-northeast ENE
KetapangWed 11:56 AM263 km163 miles142 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pangkal PinangWed 11:56 AM267 km166 miles144 nmSouthwest SW
KuchingWed 12:56 PM356 km221 miles192 nmNortheast NE
Tanjung PinangWed 11:56 AM427 km265 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangWed 11:56 AM444 km276 miles240 nmSouthwest SW
BatamWed 11:56 AM481 km299 miles260 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiWed 11:56 AM497 km309 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
SarikeiWed 12:56 PM497 km309 miles268 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 12:56 PM503 km313 miles272 nmWest-northwest WNW

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