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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 4:46:00 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 04:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 110° 19' 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' 28.7"5.16 miWest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 34' South, Longitude: 18° 02' West

The ground speed is currently 428.86 meters/second, 1543.9 kilometres/hour, 959.3 miles/hour or 833.6 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"0.10 miSouth15.99 mi
1 hour14° 27' 55.3"959.08 miWest0° 05' 26.6"6.24 miSouth958.88 mi
24 hours13° 04' 10.6"866.57 miEast1° 43' 39.5"118.81 miSouth870.70 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
PontianakFri 11:46 AM112 km69 miles60 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuchingFri 12:46 PM151 km94 miles81 nmNorth N
KetapangFri 11:46 AM230 km143 miles124 nmSouth S
SarikeiFri 12:46 PM252 km157 miles136 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SibuFri 12:46 PM286 km178 miles154 nmNortheast NE
Palangka RayaFri 11:46 AM481 km299 miles260 nmEast-southeast ESE
Pangkal PinangFri 11:46 AM534 km332 miles288 nmWest-southwest WSW
BanjarmasinFri 12:46 PM614 km382 miles332 nmSoutheast SE
MiriFri 12:46 PM618 km384 miles334 nmNortheast NE
Kuala BelaitFri 12:46 PM652 km405 miles352 nmNortheast NE

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