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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 6:44:00 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 06:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 82° 33' 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"1011.27 miWest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 miNorth1011.30 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.3"0.74 miWest0° 20' 33.3"23.55 miNorth23.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 06:44:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 50' North, Longitude: 127° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.04 meters/second, 1598.6 km/hour, 993.3 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"16.55 miWest0° 00' 10.2"0.20 miNorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"993.17 miWest0° 10' 13.0"11.70 miNorth993.01 mi
24 hours11° 15' 18.2"769.32 miEast3° 48' 55.4"262.24 miNorth808.49 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 12:44 PM1274 km792 miles688 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 11:44 AM2140 km1330 miles1156 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:14 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 12:14 PM2218 km1378 miles1197 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:14 PM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:14 PM2576 km1600 miles1391 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurThu 2:44 PM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 1:44 PM2766 km1719 miles1494 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisThu 10:44 AM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:44 AM2798 km1739 miles1511 nmSouth S

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