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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 5:06:00 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 05:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 105° 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' 42.1"27.14 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 05:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 01' South, Longitude: 35° 24' West

The ground speed is currently 434.78 meters/second, 1565.2 kilometres/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.1 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' 15.9"972.36 miWest0° 07' 22.4"8.45 miSouth972.13 mi
24 hours12° 33' 23.5"842.78 miEast2° 35' 26.6"178.13 miSouth856.46 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
Tanjung PinangThu 12:06 PM163 km101 miles88 nmNorthwest NW
BatamThu 12:06 PM210 km130 miles113 nmNorthwest NW
Pangkal PinangThu 12:06 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouth-southeast SSE
SingaporeThu 1:06 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
Pasir GudangThu 1:06 PM247 km154 miles133 nmNorthwest NW
JambiThu 12:06 PM252 km156 miles136 nmSouthwest SW
Johor BahruThu 1:06 PM258 km160 miles139 nmNorthwest NW
PalembangThu 12:06 PM317 km197 miles171 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Malacca CityThu 1:06 PM439 km272 miles237 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakThu 12:06 PM440 km273 miles238 nmEast E

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