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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 areas 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 4:36:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 112° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 04:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 33' South, Longitude: 15° 37' West

The ground speed is currently 428.90 meters/second, 1544.0 kilometres/hour, 959.4 miles/hour or 833.7 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 55.9"959.17 miWest0° 05' 27.5"6.26 miSouth958.96 mi
24 hours13° 03' 58.5"866.42 miEast1° 44' 03.5"119.27 miSouth870.60 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
SibuFri 12:36 PM257 km159 miles139 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SarikeiFri 12:36 PM258 km161 miles140 nmNorthwest NW
Palangka RayaFri 11:36 AM292 km182 miles158 nmSouth-southeast SSE
KuchingFri 12:36 PM314 km195 miles170 nmWest-northwest WNW
PontianakFri 11:36 AM388 km241 miles209 nmWest W
KetapangFri 11:36 AM390 km242 miles210 nmSouthwest SW
BanjarmasinFri 12:36 PM436 km271 miles235 nmSouth-southeast SSE
BalikpapanFri 12:36 PM477 km296 miles257 nmEast-southeast ESE
MiriFri 12:36 PM483 km300 miles261 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SamarindaFri 12:36 PM487 km302 miles263 nmEast E

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