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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 = Friday, March 21, 2014 at 3:56:00 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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 122° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.93 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' 11.2"1037.77 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.77 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.6"5.16 miWest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 30' South, Longitude: 5° 58' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.06 meters/second, 1544.6 km/hour, 959.8 miles/hour or 834.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.00 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth16.00 mi
1 hour14° 27' 58.1"959.51 miWest0° 05' 31.2"6.33 miSouth959.31 mi
24 hours13° 03' 09.9"865.80 miEast1° 45' 39.5"121.10 miSouth870.19 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloFri 11:56 AM47 km29 miles25 nmNortheast NE
ManadoFri 11:56 AM267 km166 miles144 nmEast-northeast ENE
PaluFri 11:56 AM350 km218 miles189 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariFri 11:56 AM461 km287 miles249 nmSouth S
TernateFri 12:56 PM512 km318 miles276 nmEast E
SofifiFri 12:56 PM531 km330 miles287 nmEast E
MamujuFri 11:56 AM540 km335 miles291 nmSouthwest SW
SamarindaFri 11:56 AM637 km396 miles344 nmWest W
BalikpapanFri 11:56 AM682 km424 miles368 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakassarFri 11:56 AM700 km435 miles378 nmSouth-southwest SSW

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