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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 4:56:00 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 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 107° 49' 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' 28.7"5.16 miWest0° 23' 41.3"27.13 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 35' South, Longitude: 20° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.83 meters/second, 1543.8 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' 54.8"959.00 miWest0° 05' 25.7"6.22 miSouth958.79 mi
24 hours13° 04' 22.7"866.73 miEast1° 43' 15.2"118.35 miSouth870.80 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PontianakFri 11:56 AM171 km106 miles93 nmEast E
KuchingFri 12:56 PM319 km198 miles172 nmEast-northeast ENE
Pangkal PinangFri 11:56 AM320 km199 miles173 nmSouthwest SW
Tanjung PinangFri 11:56 AM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeFri 12:56 PM458 km284 miles247 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruFri 12:56 PM472 km294 miles255 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangFri 11:56 AM490 km304 miles265 nmSouthwest SW
JambiFri 11:56 AM508 km316 miles275 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuantanFri 12:56 PM640 km398 miles345 nmNorthwest NW
Malacca CityFri 12:56 PM658 km409 miles355 nmWest-northwest WNW

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