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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

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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° 32' 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 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 35' South, Longitude: 20° 42' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.82 meters/second, 1543.8 km/hour, 959.2 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' 54.7"959.05 miwest0° 05' 25.5"6.22 misouth958.85 mi
24 hours13° 04' 24.0"866.81 mieast1° 43' 12.5"118.30 misouth870.87 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 AM202 km126 miles109 nmEast E
Pangkal PinangFri 11:56 AM302 km188 miles163 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KuchingFri 12:56 PM347 km215 miles187 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tanjung PinangFri 11:56 AM354 km220 miles191 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeFri 12:56 PM428 km266 miles231 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruFri 12:56 PM443 km275 miles239 nmWest-northwest WNW
PalembangFri 11:56 AM469 km291 miles253 nmSouthwest SW
JambiFri 11:56 AM480 km298 miles259 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuantanFri 12:56 PM616 km383 miles332 nmNorthwest NW
Bandar LampungFri 11:56 AM670 km416 miles362 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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