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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 Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' South, Longitude: 92° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.9"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.4"5.10 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.16 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, March 19, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 52' South, Longitude: 59° 47' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.69 meters/second, 1586.5 km/hour, 985.8 miles/hour or 856.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.43 miwest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 misouth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 30' 32.7"985.70 miwest0° 08' 46.2"10.05 misouth985.51 mi
24 hours12° 01' 57.7"817.48 mieast3° 14' 49.6"223.22 misouth842.70 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehWed 12:56 PM739 km459 miles399 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanWed 12:56 PM810 km503 miles437 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 1:56 PM1084 km673 miles585 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluWed 12:56 PM1123 km698 miles606 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeWed 1:56 PM1260 km783 miles680 nmEast E
PalembangWed 12:56 PM1370 km851 miles740 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 11:26 AM1641 km1019 miles886 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboWed 11:26 AM1647 km1024 miles889 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaWed 12:56 PM1686 km1048 miles910 nmEast-southeast ESE
BandungWed 12:56 PM1799 km1118 miles972 nmEast-southeast ESE
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