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Day and Night World Map

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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 13' South
Longitude: 122° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 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' 11.0"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.0"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.2"27.15 minorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 52' South
Longitude: 18° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 435.08 meters/second, 1566.3 km/hour, 973.3 miles/hour or 845.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.22 miwest0° 00' 07.5"0.14 misouth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 29' 19.8"973.10 miwest0° 07' 27.2"8.54 misouth972.88 mi
24 hours12° 31' 49.7"841.60 mieast2° 37' 40.1"180.69 misouth855.83 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloThu 11:56 AM96 km60 miles52 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ManadoThu 11:56 AM311 km193 miles168 nmNortheast NE
PaluThu 11:56 AM316 km196 miles171 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariThu 11:56 AM416 km259 miles225 nmSouth S
MamujuThu 11:56 AM496 km308 miles268 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateThu 12:56 PM542 km337 miles293 nmEast-northeast ENE
SofifiThu 12:56 PM560 km348 miles302 nmEast E
SamarindaThu 11:56 AM609 km379 miles329 nmWest W
MakassarThu 11:56 AM651 km404 miles351 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BalikpapanThu 11:56 AM654 km406 miles353 nmWest W
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