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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.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 4:56:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 59' North, Longitude: 107° 40' East

The ground speed is currently 463.86 meters/second, 1669.9 kilometres/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.7 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"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1037.62 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1037.62 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.6"5.20 miWest0° 23' 38.5"27.07 miNorth27.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 23, 2014 at 04:56:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 59' South, Longitude: 6° 08' East

The ground speed is currently 422.12 meters/second, 1519.6 kilometres/hour, 944.3 miles/hour or 820.5 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' 25.9"15.74 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miSouth15.74 mi
1 hour14° 25' 52.5"943.97 miWest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 miSouth943.96 mi
24 hours13° 44' 01.2"898.37 miEast0° 27' 31.7"31.56 miNorth900.15 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
PontianakSun 11:56 AM217 km135 miles117 nmEast-southeast ESE
KuchingSun 12:56 PM304 km189 miles164 nmEast-northeast ENE
Tanjung PinangSun 11:56 AM359 km223 miles194 nmWest W
Pangkal PinangSun 11:56 AM386 km240 miles208 nmSouth-southwest SSW
KetapangSun 11:56 AM405 km252 miles219 nmSoutheast SE
BatamSun 11:56 AM412 km256 miles223 nmWest W
SingaporeSun 12:56 PM426 km265 miles230 nmWest W
Johor BahruSun 12:56 PM438 km272 miles236 nmWest W
SarikeiSun 12:56 PM447 km278 miles241 nmEast-northeast ENE
SibuSun 12:56 PM485 km301 miles262 nmEast-northeast ENE

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