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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 4:06:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 0° 11' North, Longitude: 120° 19' 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"1037.77 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 04:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 31' South, Longitude: 8° 23' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 429.02 meters/second, 1544.5 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"15.99 miWest0° 00' 05.5"0.11 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 27' 57.5"959.43 miWest0° 05' 30.3"6.31 miSouth959.22 mi
24 hours13° 03' 22.1"865.96 miEast1° 45' 15.6"120.65 miSouth870.29 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 PM130 km81 miles70 nmSouth-southwest SSW
GorontaloFri 12:06 PM307 km191 miles166 nmEast E
MamujuFri 12:06 PM354 km220 miles191 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SamarindaFri 12:06 PM362 km225 miles196 nmWest-southwest WSW
BalikpapanFri 12:06 PM416 km259 miles225 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariFri 12:06 PM521 km324 miles281 nmSouth-southeast SSE
ManadoFri 12:06 PM523 km325 miles282 nmEast-northeast ENE
MakassarFri 12:06 PM597 km371 miles323 nmSouth S
Palangka RayaFri 11:06 AM760 km472 miles410 nmWest-southwest WSW
TernateFri 1:06 PM789 km490 miles426 nmEast E

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