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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 = Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 04:26:00.

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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 Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 04:26:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 05' North, Longitude: 115° 09' East

The ground speed is currently 463.84 meters/second, 1669.8 kilometres/hour, 1037.6 miles/hour or 901.6 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"17.29 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1037.59 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1037.59 mi
24 hours0° 04' 30.0"5.19 miWest0° 23' 38.3"27.07 miNorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 23, 2017 at 04:26:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 13' South, Longitude: 55° 15' East

The ground speed is currently 428.35 meters/second, 1542.1 kilometres/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.7 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' 29.8"15.97 miWest0° 00' 04.3"0.08 miNorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 29' 51.7"957.96 miWest0° 04' 24.1"5.04 miNorth958.16 mi
24 hours12° 06' 00.5"799.60 miEast2° 10' 43.4"149.81 miNorth817.92 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

LocationLocal TimeDistanceDirection
SamarindaThu 12:26 pm282 km175 miles152 nmSoutheast SE
BalikpapanThu 12:26 pm320 km199 miles173 nmSoutheast SE
MiriThu 12:26 pm388 km241 miles210 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Palangka RayaThu 11:26 am389 km242 miles210 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SibuThu 12:26 pm393 km244 miles212 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala BelaitThu 12:26 pm400 km249 miles216 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Pekan TutongThu 12:26 pm414 km258 miles224 nmNorth N
SarikeiThu 12:26 pm420 km261 miles227 nmWest-northwest WNW
Bandar Seri BegawanThu 12:26 pm421 km262 miles227 nmNorth N
BanjarmasinThu 12:26 pm492 km306 miles266 nmSouth S

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