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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, February 2, 2013 at 6:40:00 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).

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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 26' 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"993.53 miWest0° 00' 43.5"0.83 miNorth993.56 mi
24 hours0° 01' 40.0"1.84 miEast0° 17' 34.6"20.14 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° 25' 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' 54.0"978.44 miWest0° 09' 48.6"11.24 miSouth978.20 mi
24 hours12° 45' 04.0"861.54 miEast3° 35' 39.5"247.11 miSouth890.03 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 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:40 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 11:40 AM2558 km1589 miles1381 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM2642 km1642 miles1427 nmNorth N
ColomboSat 12:10 PM2646 km1644 miles1429 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 10:40 AM2762 km1716 miles1491 nmWest-southwest WSW
JakartaSat 1:40 PM2804 km1743 miles1514 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:40 PM2978 km1851 miles1608 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisSat 10:40 AM2980 km1852 miles1609 nmWest-southwest WSW
SingaporeSat 2:40 PM3001 km1865 miles1621 nmNortheast NE

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