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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 Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 107° 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' 27.1"5.13 miwest0° 23' 42.2"27.15 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: 33° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.82 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' 16.4"972.51 miwest0° 07' 23.1"8.46 misouth972.29 mi
24 hours12° 33' 11.5"842.68 mieast2° 35' 43.9"178.47 misouth856.43 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 AM193 km120 miles104 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangThu 11:56 AM271 km168 miles146 nmSouthwest SW
KuchingThu 12:56 PM361 km224 miles195 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tanjung PinangThu 11:56 AM374 km233 miles202 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangThu 11:56 AM443 km275 miles239 nmSouthwest SW
SingaporeThu 12:56 PM450 km279 miles243 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruThu 12:56 PM466 km289 miles252 nmWest-northwest WNW
JambiThu 11:56 AM471 km293 miles255 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bandar LampungThu 11:56 AM633 km394 miles342 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuantanThu 12:56 PM651 km405 miles352 nmNorthwest NW
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