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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Map notes

Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 04:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 57' North
Longitude: 113° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.32 meters/second, 1668.0 km/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.3"1036.48 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.47 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 29' South
Longitude: 79° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.34 meters/second, 1599.6 km/hour, 994.0 miles/hour or 863.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.5"16.57 miwest0° 00' 11.1"0.21 minorth16.57 mi
1 hour14° 27' 37.8"993.93 miwest0° 11' 11.4"12.82 minorth994.19 mi
24 hours12° 50' 02.2"882.14 mieast4° 36' 18.1"316.44 minorth940.06 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MiriFri 12:30 PM169 km105 miles91 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala BelaitFri 12:30 PM198 km123 miles107 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Pekan TutongFri 12:30 PM241 km150 miles130 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Bandar Seri BegawanFri 12:30 PM273 km169 miles147 nmNortheast NE
KuchingFri 12:30 PM385 km239 miles208 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kota KinabaluFri 12:30 PM440 km273 miles237 nmNortheast NE
SamarindaFri 12:30 PM556 km345 miles300 nmSoutheast SE
PontianakFri 11:30 AM569 km353 miles307 nmSouthwest SW
Palangka RayaFri 11:30 AM572 km355 miles309 nmSouth S
BalikpapanFri 12:30 PM593 km368 miles320 nmSoutheast SE
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