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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 = Thursday, March 20, 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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 110° 24' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 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' 11.0"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 27.1"5.13 miWest0° 23' 42.2"27.14 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 58' South, Longitude: 30° 35' West

The ground speed is currently 434.87 meters/second, 1565.5 kilometres/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 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' 29.3"16.21 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 29' 17.0"972.55 miWest0° 07' 23.8"8.48 miSouth972.33 mi
24 hours12° 32' 56.3"842.42 miEast2° 36' 05.4"178.87 miSouth856.26 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
PontianakThu 11:46 AM119 km74 miles64 nmWest W
KetapangThu 11:46 AM189 km117 miles102 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuchingThu 12:46 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
SarikeiThu 12:46 PM287 km178 miles155 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SibuThu 12:46 PM318 km198 miles172 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Palangka RayaThu 11:46 AM451 km280 miles244 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pangkal PinangThu 11:46 AM522 km324 miles282 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjarmasinThu 12:46 PM581 km361 miles314 nmSoutheast SE
MiriThu 12:46 PM647 km402 miles349 nmNortheast NE
Tanjung PinangThu 11:46 AM674 km419 miles364 nmWest W

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