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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 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 12' North
Longitude: 110° 02' 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' 28.7"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 34' South
Longitude: 18° 18' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.86 meters/second, 1543.9 km/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 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"0.10 misouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.3"959.14 miwest0° 05' 26.4"6.24 misouth958.93 mi
24 hours13° 04' 12.0"866.65 mieast1° 43' 36.8"118.76 misouth870.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakFri 11:46 AM81 km51 miles44 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuchingFri 12:46 PM155 km96 miles83 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pangkal PinangFri 11:46 AM507 km315 miles274 nmWest-southwest WSW
Palangka RayaFri 11:46 AM507 km315 miles274 nmEast-southeast ESE
Tanjung PinangFri 11:46 AM628 km390 miles339 nmWest W
BanjarmasinFri 12:46 PM639 km397 miles345 nmSoutheast SE
MiriFri 12:46 PM639 km397 miles345 nmNortheast NE
Kuala BelaitFri 12:46 PM673 km418 miles363 nmNortheast NE
PalembangFri 11:46 AM685 km426 miles370 nmWest-southwest WSW
SingaporeFri 12:46 PM699 km435 miles378 nmWest W
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