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Day and Night World Map

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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 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 13' North
Longitude: 92° 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' 41.2"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 16° 41' South
Longitude: 35° 10' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.59 meters/second, 1542.9 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.1 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' 51.4"958.54 miwest0° 05' 20.1"6.11 misouth958.34 mi
24 hours13° 05' 36.0"867.72 mieast1° 40' 47.3"115.53 misouth871.48 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehFri 12:56 PM667 km414 miles360 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanFri 12:56 PM778 km483 miles420 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:56 PM1069 km664 miles577 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluFri 12:56 PM1169 km726 miles631 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 1:56 PM1265 km786 miles683 nmEast E
PalembangFri 12:56 PM1406 km873 miles759 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:26 AM1584 km984 miles855 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 11:26 AM1590 km988 miles859 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangkokFri 12:56 PM1733 km1077 miles936 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 12:56 PM1735 km1078 miles937 nmEast-southeast ESE
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