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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° 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 PM25 km16 miles14 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 PM347 km215 miles187 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 PM462 km287 miles250 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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