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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 areas 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 5:40:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, March 28, 2014 at 05:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 58' North, Longitude: 96° 18' East

The ground speed is currently 463.31 meters/second, 1667.9 kilometres/hour, 1036.4 miles/hour or 900.6 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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 miNorth1036.38 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 05:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 16' South, Longitude: 63° 07' East

The ground speed is currently 444.54 meters/second, 1600.3 kilometres/hour, 994.4 miles/hour or 864.1 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 39.7"994.31 miWest0° 11' 14.1"12.87 miNorth994.57 mi
24 hours12° 49' 24.0"881.71 miEast4° 36' 55.1"317.12 miNorth939.77 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanFri 12:40 PM273 km170 miles148 nmEast-northeast ENE
Banda AcehFri 12:40 PM307 km191 miles166 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PematangsiantarFri 12:40 PM308 km192 miles166 nmEast E
George TownFri 1:40 PM524 km326 miles283 nmEast-northeast ENE
IpohFri 1:40 PM566 km352 miles306 nmEast-northeast ENE
Alor SetarFri 1:40 PM571 km355 miles308 nmNortheast NE
KangarFri 1:40 PM579 km360 miles313 nmNortheast NE
Shah AlamFri 1:40 PM581 km361 miles314 nmEast E
PhuketFri 12:40 PM592 km368 miles319 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Kuala LumpurFri 1:40 PM602 km374 miles325 nmEast E

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