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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

UTC time = Friday, March 28, 2014 at 5:20:00 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).

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 05:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 57' North, Longitude: 101° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.31 meters/second, 1667.9 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"1036.40 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.39 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miWest0° 23' 25.0"26.82 miNorth27.31 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 05:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 20' South, Longitude: 67° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.48 meters/second, 1600.1 km/hour, 994.3 miles/hour or 864.0 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' 39.1"994.18 miWest0° 11' 13.3"12.85 miNorth994.44 mi
24 hours12° 49' 35.0"881.82 miEast4° 36' 44.6"316.92 miNorth939.84 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Kuala LumpurFri 1:20 PM50 km31 miles27 nmEast-northeast ENE
SerembanFri 1:20 PM76 km47 miles41 nmEast-southeast ESE
Malacca CityFri 1:20 PM136 km84 miles73 nmSoutheast SE
IpohFri 1:20 PM184 km114 miles99 nmNorth N
KuantanFri 1:20 PM244 km152 miles132 nmEast-northeast ENE
PematangsiantarFri 12:20 PM248 km154 miles134 nmWest W
PekanbaruFri 12:20 PM269 km167 miles145 nmSouth S
George TownFri 1:20 PM292 km181 miles158 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 12:20 PM299 km186 miles162 nmWest-northwest WNW
Johor BahruFri 1:20 PM321 km200 miles173 nmEast-southeast ESE

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