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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 6:06:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 90° 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 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 41' South, Longitude: 37° 19' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.56 meters/second, 1542.8 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' 51.0"958.40 miWest0° 05' 19.2"6.10 miSouth958.20 mi
24 hours13° 05' 46.5"867.80 miEast1° 40' 25.7"115.11 miSouth871.51 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 1:06 PM811 km504 miles438 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 1:06 PM1001 km622 miles541 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:06 PM1308 km813 miles706 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:36 AM1370 km851 miles740 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 11:36 AM1379 km857 miles745 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluFri 1:06 PM1401 km870 miles756 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 2:06 PM1511 km939 miles816 nmEast E
PalembangFri 1:06 PM1646 km1023 miles889 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiFri 11:36 AM1726 km1072 miles932 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:36 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmWest-northwest WNW

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