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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, February 2, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 45' South, Longitude: 83° 09' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.25 meters/second, 1599.3 km/hour, 993.8 miles/hour or 863.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.56 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 59' 55.6"993.60 miwest0° 00' 43.5"0.83 minorth993.63 mi
24 hours0° 01' 40.0"1.84 mieast0° 17' 34.6"20.15 minorth20.23 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 2, 2013 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 23' South, Longitude: 28° 41' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 28.8"16.31 miwest0° 00' 09.7"0.19 misouth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 28' 53.8"978.50 miwest0° 09' 48.4"11.24 misouth978.25 mi
24 hours12° 45' 05.9"861.63 mieast3° 35' 37.4"247.08 misouth890.10 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:40 PM1564 km972 miles844 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:40 AM2396 km1489 miles1294 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 11:40 AM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM2638 km1639 miles1424 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:10 PM2642 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 10:40 AM2733 km1698 miles1476 nmWest-southwest WSW
JakartaSat 1:40 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSat 10:40 AM2951 km1834 miles1594 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:40 PM2999 km1864 miles1619 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:40 PM3024 km1879 miles1633 nmNortheast NE
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