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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 05:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 37' North, Longitude: 92° 28' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.90 meters/second, 1670.0 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"27.10 minorth27.60 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 05:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 21' South, Longitude: 22° 05' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 424.08 meters/second, 1526.7 km/hour, 948.6 miles/hour or 824.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"15.81 miwest0° 00' 02.9"0.06 misouth15.81 mi
1 hour14° 26' 40.1"948.42 miwest0° 02' 53.7"3.32 misouth948.30 mi
24 hours13° 30' 14.8"886.71 mieast0° 38' 04.7"43.65 misouth886.14 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehSat 12:56 PM633 km393 miles342 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanSat 12:56 PM765 km475 miles413 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:56 PM1065 km662 miles575 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengkuluSat 12:56 PM1194 km742 miles645 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSat 1:56 PM1270 km789 miles686 nmEast E
PalembangSat 12:56 PM1425 km886 miles770 nmEast-southeast ESE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:26 AM1556 km967 miles840 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboSat 11:26 AM1563 km971 miles844 nmWest-northwest WNW
BangkokSat 12:56 PM1699 km1056 miles918 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaSat 12:56 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmEast-southeast ESE
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