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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 Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 23° 19' South, Longitude: 69° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.01 meters/second, 1533.6 km/hour, 953.0 miles/hour or 828.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.88 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.88 mi
1 hour14° 59' 41.5"952.60 miwest0° 00' 06.2"0.12 minorth952.60 mi
24 hours0° 07' 21.9"7.80 mieast0° 02' 44.9"3.15 minorth8.42 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, December 27, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 08' South, Longitude: 140° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 446.99 meters/second, 1609.2 km/hour, 999.9 miles/hour or 868.9 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.4"16.66 miwest0° 00' 11.2"0.21 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 28' 32.8"999.88 miwest0° 11' 15.4"12.89 minorth1000.05 mi
24 hours12° 27' 07.6"860.10 mieast4° 30' 36.5"309.91 minorth915.13 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisSat 11:20 AM1335 km829 miles721 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisSat 11:20 AM1520 km944 miles821 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:20 PM1762 km1095 miles951 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Diego GarciaSat 1:20 PM1789 km1112 miles966 nmNorth N
AntananarivoSat 10:20 AM2379 km1478 miles1284 nmWest W
VictoriaSat 11:20 AM2590 km1610 miles1399 nmNorthwest NW
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 12:20 PM2888 km1795 miles1560 nmSouth S
MaleSat 12:20 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmNorth N
MoroniSat 10:20 AM3105 km1930 miles1677 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:50 PM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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