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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 = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 4:30:00 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 Friday, March 28, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' North, Longitude: 113° 48' East

The ground speed is currently 463.32 meters/second, 1668.0 kilometres/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 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"17.27 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.41 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.40 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.4"5.19 miWest0° 23' 25.1"26.82 miNorth27.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 29' South, Longitude: 79° 60' East

The ground speed is currently 444.34 meters/second, 1599.6 kilometres/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.7 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' 27.5"16.56 miWest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 miNorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.8"993.85 miWest0° 11' 11.4"12.82 miNorth994.12 mi
24 hours12° 50' 02.9"882.08 miEast4° 36' 17.5"316.41 miNorth940.00 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
MiriFri 12:30 PM162 km101 miles88 nmNorth N
Kuala BelaitFri 12:30 PM188 km117 miles102 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pekan TutongFri 12:30 PM227 km141 miles122 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SibuFri 12:30 PM230 km143 miles124 nmWest-southwest WSW
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 12:30 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SarikeiFri 12:30 PM268 km167 miles145 nmWest-southwest WSW
KuchingFri 12:30 PM413 km257 miles223 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kota KinabaluFri 12:30 PM420 km261 miles227 nmNortheast NE
SamarindaFri 12:30 PM533 km331 miles288 nmSoutheast SE
Palangka RayaFri 11:30 AM570 km354 miles308 nmSouth S

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