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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 05:46:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 95° 02' 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' 41.2"27.13 minorth27.62 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° 46' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.63 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"958.63 miwest0° 05' 21.0"6.13 misouth958.42 mi
24 hours13° 05' 23.9"867.57 mieast1° 41' 11.6"115.99 misouth871.38 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 PM538 km335 miles291 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 12:46 PM550 km342 miles297 nmNortheast NE
Banda AcehFri 12:46 PM592 km368 miles320 nmNorth N
PadangFri 12:46 PM604 km376 miles326 nmEast-southeast ESE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:46 PM809 km502 miles437 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohFri 1:46 PM833 km517 miles450 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluFri 12:46 PM918 km570 miles495 nmEast-southeast ESE
Hat YaiFri 12:46 PM963 km599 miles520 nmNortheast NE
Johor BahruFri 1:46 PM981 km610 miles530 nmEast E
SingaporeFri 1:46 PM988 km614 miles534 nmEast E
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