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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 35' North, Longitude: 122° 45' East

The ground speed is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.1 kilometres/hour, 1037.7 miles/hour or 901.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"1037.72 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1037.72 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miWest0° 23' 40.1"27.11 miNorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 15' South, Longitude: 7° 05' East

The ground speed is currently 424.37 meters/second, 1527.7 kilometres/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.8"15.82 miWest0° 00' 03.1"0.06 miSouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 45.4"949.02 miWest0° 03' 06.8"3.57 miSouth948.88 mi
24 hours13° 28' 31.9"885.30 miEast0° 43' 38.5"50.03 miSouth884.84 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
GorontaloSat 11:56 AM35 km22 miles19 nm E
ManadoSat 11:56 AM254 km158 miles137 nm ENE
PaluSat 11:56 AM360 km224 miles195 nm WSW
KendariSat 11:56 AM504 km313 miles272 nm S
TernateSat 12:56 PM516 km321 miles279 nm E
SofifiSat 12:56 PM536 km333 miles289 nm E
MamujuSat 11:56 AM560 km348 miles302 nm SW
SamarindaSat 11:56 AM636 km395 miles343 nm W
General SantosSat 11:56 AM669 km416 miles361 nm NNE
BalikpapanSat 11:56 AM685 km426 miles370 nm WSW