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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° 58' 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"1037.72 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 25.4"5.10 miwest0° 23' 42.7"27.15 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° 31' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.70 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"985.64 miwest0° 08' 46.4"10.05 misouth985.45 mi
24 hours12° 01' 56.1"817.41 mieast3° 14' 51.3"223.24 misouth842.63 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 PM727 km452 miles393 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanWed 12:56 PM784 km487 miles423 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurWed 1:56 PM1055 km655 miles570 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluWed 12:56 PM1093 km679 miles590 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeWed 1:56 PM1229 km764 miles664 nmEast E
PalembangWed 12:56 PM1339 km832 miles723 nmEast-southeast ESE
JakartaWed 12:56 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 11:26 AM1668 km1036 miles900 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboWed 11:26 AM1674 km1040 miles904 nmWest-northwest WNW
BandungWed 12:56 PM1771 km1100 miles956 nmEast-southeast ESE
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