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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 = Saturday, March 29, 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 21' North, Longitude: 98° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.14 meters/second, 1667.3 km/hour, 1036.0 miles/hour or 900.3 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' 11.2"1036.00 miWest0° 00' 58.5"1.12 miNorth1036.00 mi
24 hours0° 04' 29.5"5.17 miWest0° 23' 21.2"26.75 miNorth27.24 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 29, 2014 at 05:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 41' South, Longitude: 78° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.29 meters/second, 1610.2 km/hour, 1000.6 miles/hour or 869.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.1"16.67 miWest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 miNorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 28' 12.4"1000.48 miWest0° 11' 44.1"13.44 miNorth1000.62 mi
24 hours12° 38' 37.7"874.21 miEast4° 40' 12.0"320.87 miNorth931.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
MedanSat 12:30 PM26 km16 miles14 nmNorth N
PematangsiantarSat 12:30 PM58 km36 miles31 nmSoutheast SE
George TownSat 1:30 PM290 km180 miles157 nmNortheast NE
IpohSat 1:30 PM300 km187 miles162 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 1:30 PM332 km206 miles179 nmEast E
Alor SetarSat 1:30 PM357 km222 miles193 nmNorth-northeast NNE
SerembanSat 1:30 PM364 km226 miles197 nmEast E
Malacca CitySat 1:30 PM413 km257 miles223 nmEast-southeast ESE
PekanbaruSat 12:30 PM435 km270 miles235 nmSoutheast SE
Hat YaiSat 12:30 PM449 km279 miles242 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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