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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: 84° 46' 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"1011.33 miwest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 minorth1011.36 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: 129° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.07 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"993.30 miwest0° 10' 13.5"11.71 minorth993.14 mi
24 hours11° 15' 18.7"769.44 mieast3° 49' 08.5"262.51 minorth808.69 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 PM1488 km925 miles804 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:04 PM2257 km1403 miles1219 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 12:04 PM2262 km1405 miles1221 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:34 AM2265 km1408 miles1223 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:04 PM2524 km1568 miles1363 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaThu 1:34 PM2533 km1574 miles1368 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:34 PM2581 km1604 miles1394 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 1:34 PM2590 km1609 miles1399 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 2:34 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 12:04 PM2632 km1636 miles1421 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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