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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 06:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 85° 03' 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"1011.26 miwest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 minorth1011.29 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.2"0.74 miwest0° 20' 33.3"23.55 minorth23.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 48' North, Longitude: 130° 15' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.08 meters/second, 1598.7 km/hour, 993.4 miles/hour or 863.2 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' 49.0"993.24 miwest0° 10' 13.6"11.71 minorth993.08 mi
24 hours11° 15' 18.8"769.39 mieast3° 49' 10.0"262.52 minorth808.65 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 12:34 PM1516 km942 miles819 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:04 PM2265 km1407 miles1223 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 12:04 PM2269 km1410 miles1225 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:34 AM2282 km1418 miles1232 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaThu 1:34 PM2504 km1556 miles1352 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:04 PM2535 km1575 miles1369 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:34 PM2559 km1590 miles1382 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 1:34 PM2561 km1591 miles1383 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 2:34 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 12:04 PM2641 km1641 miles1426 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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