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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 05:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 36' North, Longitude: 104° 58' 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"1037.79 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.79 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.7"5.18 miwest0° 23' 40.0"27.11 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 05:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 19' South, Longitude: 10° 03' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.20 meters/second, 1527.1 km/hour, 948.9 miles/hour or 824.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.82 miwest0° 00' 03.0"0.06 misouth15.82 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.3"948.69 miwest0° 02' 59.1"3.42 misouth948.56 mi
24 hours13° 29' 32.8"886.16 mieast0° 40' 22.8"46.29 misouth885.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Tanjung PinangSat 12:06 PM69 km43 miles37 nmWest-northwest WNW
SingaporeSat 1:06 PM145 km90 miles79 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruSat 1:06 PM164 km102 miles89 nmNorthwest NW
JambiSat 12:06 PM285 km177 miles154 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Pangkal PinangSat 12:06 PM327 km203 miles177 nmSouth-southeast SSE
PekanbaruSat 12:06 PM392 km243 miles211 nmWest W
PalembangSat 12:06 PM397 km247 miles214 nmSouth S
KuantanSat 1:06 PM399 km248 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SerembanSat 1:06 PM413 km257 miles223 nmNorthwest NW
Kuala LumpurSat 1:06 PM459 km285 miles248 nmNorthwest NW
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