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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 5:56:00 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 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 92° 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' 41.2"27.13 miNorth27.61 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 34° 54' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.60 meters/second, 1543.0 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' 51.6"958.48 miWest0° 05' 20.2"6.12 miSouth958.28 mi
24 hours13° 05' 34.6"867.64 miEast1° 40' 50.0"115.57 miSouth871.41 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 PM653 km406 miles353 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanFri 12:56 PM751 km466 miles405 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:56 PM1041 km647 miles562 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluFri 12:56 PM1140 km709 miles616 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 1:56 PM1234 km767 miles666 nmEast E
PalembangFri 12:56 PM1375 km855 miles743 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:26 AM1611 km1001 miles870 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 11:26 AM1620 km1007 miles875 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaFri 12:56 PM1707 km1061 miles922 nmEast-southeast ESE
BangkokFri 12:56 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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