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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 05:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' South, Longitude: 105° 07' 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' 42.1"27.15 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° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.78 meters/second, 1565.2 km/hour, 972.6 miles/hour or 845.1 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' 15.8"972.41 miwest0° 07' 22.4"8.45 misouth972.19 mi
24 hours12° 33' 25.1"842.86 mieast2° 35' 24.4"178.10 misouth856.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tanjung PinangThu 12:06 PM145 km90 miles78 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeThu 1:06 PM216 km134 miles116 nmNorthwest NW
JambiThu 12:06 PM228 km142 miles123 nmSouthwest SW
Johor BahruThu 1:06 PM237 km147 miles128 nmNorthwest NW
Pangkal PinangThu 12:06 PM241 km150 miles130 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PalembangThu 12:06 PM311 km194 miles168 nmSouth S
PekanbaruThu 12:06 PM416 km258 miles225 nmWest W
PontianakThu 12:06 PM471 km293 miles254 nmEast E
SerembanThu 1:06 PM480 km298 miles259 nmNorthwest NW
KuantanThu 1:06 PM485 km301 miles262 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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