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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 5:30:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 48' 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"1036.39 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 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 18' South, Longitude: 65° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.51 meters/second, 1600.2 km/hour, 994.3 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"994.25 miWest0° 11' 13.7"12.86 miNorth994.51 mi
24 hours12° 49' 29.5"881.76 miEast4° 36' 49.9"317.02 miNorth939.80 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 PM30 km19 miles16 nmEast E
MedanFri 12:30 PM70 km44 miles38 nmNorth N
IpohFri 1:30 PM316 km196 miles171 nmNortheast NE
George TownFri 1:30 PM321 km199 miles173 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:30 PM324 km201 miles175 nmEast E
SerembanFri 1:30 PM350 km218 miles189 nmEast E
Alor SetarFri 1:30 PM390 km243 miles211 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Malacca CityFri 1:30 PM394 km245 miles213 nmEast-southeast ESE
PekanbaruFri 12:30 PM399 km248 miles216 nmSoutheast SE
PadangFri 12:30 PM464 km288 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE

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