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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 5:56:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' South, Longitude: 92° 53' 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' 27.2"5.14 miWest0° 23' 42.1"27.14 miNorth27.63 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 20, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 07' South, Longitude: 47° 29' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.56 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 29.1"16.20 miWest0° 00' 07.4"0.14 miSouth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 29' 13.0"971.87 miWest0° 07' 18.9"8.38 miSouth971.64 mi
24 hours12° 34' 31.6"843.67 miEast2° 33' 48.5"176.26 miSouth856.96 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehThu 12:56 PM690 km429 miles372 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanThu 12:56 PM766 km476 miles414 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 1:56 PM1047 km651 miles566 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluThu 12:56 PM1116 km694 miles603 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeThu 1:56 PM1231 km765 miles664 nmEast E
PalembangThu 12:56 PM1357 km843 miles733 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:26 AM1639 km1018 miles885 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboThu 11:26 AM1648 km1024 miles890 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaThu 12:56 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokThu 12:56 PM1752 km1088 miles946 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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