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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 5:16:00 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 05:16:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 12' North, Longitude: 102° 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 05:16:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 37' South, Longitude: 25° 16' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.75 meters/second, 1543.5 km/hour, 959.1 miles/hour or 833.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"15.98 miWest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 miSouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 53.8"958.83 miWest0° 05' 23.8"6.19 miSouth958.62 mi
24 hours13° 04' 46.6"867.03 miEast1° 42' 27.0"117.42 miSouth871.00 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PekanbaruFri 12:16 PM157 km98 miles85 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeFri 1:16 PM166 km103 miles89 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruFri 1:16 PM174 km108 miles94 nmNortheast NE
Tanjung PinangFri 12:16 PM198 km123 miles107 nmEast-northeast ENE
JambiFri 12:16 PM218 km135 miles118 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Malacca CityFri 1:16 PM229 km142 miles124 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerembanFri 1:16 PM296 km184 miles160 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PadangFri 12:16 PM301 km187 miles162 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurFri 1:16 PM349 km217 miles189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
KuantanFri 1:16 PM402 km250 miles217 nmNorth N

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