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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 = Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 6:24:00 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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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 06:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 57' South, Longitude: 87° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.13 meters/second, 1627.7 km/hour, 1011.4 miles/hour or 878.9 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.86 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.86 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.3"1011.25 miWest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 miNorth1011.28 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.1"0.73 miWest0° 20' 33.2"23.55 miNorth23.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' North, Longitude: 132° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.11 meters/second, 1598.8 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.7"16.56 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 48.9"993.32 miWest0° 10' 14.1"11.72 miNorth993.16 mi
24 hours11° 15' 19.2"769.46 miEast3° 49' 24.6"262.80 miNorth808.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:24 PM1772 km1101 miles957 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluThu 1:24 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaThu 1:24 PM2244 km1394 miles1212 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 1:24 PM2297 km1427 miles1240 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:54 AM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 11:54 AM2357 km1465 miles1273 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:24 PM2370 km1473 miles1280 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 2:24 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 11:24 AM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 11:54 AM2645 km1644 miles1428 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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