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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 4:56:00 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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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 107° 54' 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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 59' South, Longitude: 32° 59' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.83 meters/second, 1565.4 km/hour, 972.7 miles/hour or 845.2 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' 16.5"972.46 miWest0° 07' 23.2"8.46 miSouth972.23 mi
24 hours12° 33' 09.9"842.60 miEast2° 35' 46.1"178.50 miSouth856.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakThu 11:56 AM162 km101 miles88 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangThu 11:56 AM291 km181 miles157 nmSouthwest SW
KuchingThu 12:56 PM335 km208 miles181 nmNortheast NE
Tanjung PinangThu 11:56 AM404 km251 miles218 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangThu 11:56 AM466 km289 miles251 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeThu 12:56 PM479 km298 miles259 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruThu 12:56 PM495 km307 miles267 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiThu 11:56 AM501 km311 miles270 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bandar LampungThu 11:56 AM647 km402 miles349 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaThu 11:56 AM668 km415 miles361 nmSouth S

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