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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 = Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 5:30:00 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 Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 34' North, Longitude: 98° 52' East

The ground speed is currently 463.47 meters/second, 1668.5 kilometres/hour, 1036.7 miles/hour or 900.9 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"17.28 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.74 miWest0° 00' 58.7"1.12 miNorth1036.73 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.8"5.20 miWest0° 23' 28.4"26.88 miNorth27.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 27, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 10° 33' South, Longitude: 52° 27' East

The ground speed is currently 439.32 meters/second, 1581.5 kilometres/hour, 982.7 miles/hour or 854.0 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' 26.8"16.38 miWest0° 00' 09.8"0.19 miNorth16.38 mi
1 hour14° 26' 57.4"982.59 miWest0° 09' 58.1"11.42 miNorth982.92 mi
24 hours13° 04' 45.8"889.45 miEast4° 15' 10.5"292.27 miNorth941.28 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
PematangsiantarThu 12:30 PM48 km30 miles26 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MedanThu 12:30 PM114 km71 miles62 nmNorth N
Shah AlamThu 1:30 PM300 km186 miles162 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurThu 1:30 PM322 km200 miles174 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohThu 1:30 PM336 km209 miles182 nmNortheast NE
SerembanThu 1:30 PM341 km212 miles184 nmEast E
George TownThu 1:30 PM354 km220 miles191 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PekanbaruThu 12:30 PM365 km227 miles197 nmSoutheast SE
Malacca CityThu 1:30 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast E
PadangThu 12:30 PM421 km261 miles227 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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