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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 58' North, Longitude: 98° 31' 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"1036.47 miwest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 minorth1036.46 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.3"5.19 miwest0° 23' 25.0"26.82 minorth27.32 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' South, Longitude: 65° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.52 meters/second, 1600.3 km/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 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' 39.5"994.32 miwest0° 11' 13.7"12.86 minorth994.58 mi
24 hours12° 49' 28.9"881.82 mieast4° 36' 50.4"317.06 minorth939.86 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
PematangsiantarFri 12:30 PM56 km35 miles30 nmEast E
MedanFri 12:30 PM71 km44 miles39 nmNorth-northeast NNE
George TownFri 1:30 PM338 km210 miles183 nmNortheast NE
IpohFri 1:30 PM342 km212 miles185 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM355 km220 miles192 nmEast E
SerembanFri 1:30 PM378 km235 miles204 nmEast E
Alor SetarFri 1:30 PM405 km252 miles219 nmNorth-northeast NNE
PekanbaruFri 12:30 PM423 km263 miles228 nmSoutheast SE
Banda AcehFri 12:30 PM456 km284 miles246 nmNorthwest NW
PadangFri 12:30 PM475 km295 miles257 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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