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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 03:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 35' North
Longitude: 122° 28' 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"1037.80 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.80 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 18° 15' South
Longitude: 6° 49' 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"949.08 miwest0° 03' 06.7"3.57 misouth948.94 mi
24 hours13° 28' 33.0"885.37 mieast0° 43' 35.4"49.97 misouth884.91 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 AM66 km41 miles36 nmEast E
ManadoSat 11:56 AM282 km175 miles152 nmEast-northeast ENE
PaluSat 11:56 AM333 km207 miles180 nmWest-southwest WSW
KendariSat 11:56 AM504 km313 miles272 nmSouth S
MamujuSat 11:56 AM536 km333 miles290 nmSouthwest SW
TernateSat 12:56 PM548 km340 miles296 nmEast E
SofifiSat 12:56 PM567 km352 miles306 nmEast E
SamarindaSat 11:56 AM604 km375 miles326 nmWest-southwest WSW
BalikpapanSat 11:56 AM659 km409 miles356 nmWest-southwest WSW
MakassarSat 11:56 AM718 km446 miles387 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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