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Day and Night World Map

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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 11' North
Longitude: 120° 03' 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' 11.2"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.6"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 31' South
Longitude: 8° 39' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.01 meters/second, 1544.4 km/hour, 959.7 miles/hour or 833.9 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' 57.5"959.48 miwest0° 05' 30.2"6.31 misouth959.28 mi
24 hours13° 03' 23.4"866.04 mieast1° 45' 12.9"120.60 misouth870.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PaluFri 12:06 PM121 km75 miles66 nmSouth S
SamarindaFri 12:06 PM331 km206 miles179 nmWest-southwest WSW
GorontaloFri 12:06 PM338 km210 miles183 nmEast E
MamujuFri 12:06 PM341 km212 miles184 nmSouth-southwest SSW
BalikpapanFri 12:06 PM391 km243 miles211 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariFri 12:06 PM537 km333 miles290 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoFri 12:06 PM553 km344 miles299 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarFri 12:06 PM593 km368 miles320 nmSouth S
Palangka RayaFri 11:06 AM731 km454 miles395 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 12:06 PM771 km479 miles416 nmNorthwest NW
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