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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 Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 06:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 57' South, Longitude: 87° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.14 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"1011.32 miwest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 minorth1011.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.1"0.74 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° 24' 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"993.38 miwest0° 10' 14.1"11.72 minorth993.22 mi
24 hours11° 15' 19.1"769.51 mieast3° 49' 23.1"262.79 minorth808.85 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 PM1741 km1082 miles940 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluThu 1:24 PM1935 km1203 miles1045 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaThu 1:24 PM2273 km1412 miles1227 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 1:24 PM2327 km1446 miles1256 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:54 AM2339 km1453 miles1263 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 11:54 AM2344 km1456 miles1266 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:24 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 2:24 PM2415 km1500 miles1304 nmNortheast NE
MaleThu 11:24 AM2428 km1509 miles1311 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 11:54 AM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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