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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

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).

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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 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"1037.77 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 of the movement is currently 434.87 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.3"16.21 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakThu 11:46 AM119 km74 miles64 nmWest W
KuchingThu 12:46 PM195 km121 miles105 nmNorth N
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
Kuala BelaitThu 12:46 PM680 km422 miles367 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 11:46 AM699 km434 miles377 nmWest-southwest WSW
Pekan TutongThu 12:46 PM728 km452 miles393 nmNortheast NE

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