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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 = Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 3:56:00 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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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 of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.7 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"1037.72 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 of the movement is currently 424.37 meters/second, 1527.7 km/hour, 949.3 miles/hour or 824.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

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

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