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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 5:46:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 05:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 95° 19' 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' 41.2"27.13 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 05:46:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 40' South, Longitude: 32° 30' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.64 meters/second, 1543.1 km/hour, 958.8 miles/hour or 833.2 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' 52.0"958.57 miWest0° 05' 21.1"6.13 miSouth958.37 mi
24 hours13° 05' 22.6"867.49 miEast1° 41' 14.3"116.04 miSouth871.30 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PematangsiantarFri 12:46 PM516 km321 miles279 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 12:46 PM528 km328 miles285 nmNortheast NE
PadangFri 12:46 PM576 km358 miles311 nmEast-southeast ESE
Banda AcehFri 12:46 PM591 km367 miles319 nmNorth N
PekanbaruFri 12:46 PM683 km425 miles369 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 1:46 PM781 km485 miles422 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohFri 1:46 PM807 km502 miles436 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:46 PM890 km553 miles481 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hat YaiFri 12:46 PM944 km587 miles510 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruFri 1:46 PM950 km591 miles513 nmEast E

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