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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 06:44:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 82° 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"1011.34 miwest0° 00' 51.1"0.98 minorth1011.37 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° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 444.04 meters/second, 1598.5 km/hour, 993.3 miles/hour or 863.1 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 minorth16.56 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.0"993.23 miwest0° 10' 13.0"11.70 minorth993.07 mi
24 hours11° 15' 18.2"769.37 mieast3° 48' 53.7"262.23 minorth808.52 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 PM1244 km773 miles672 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 11:44 AM2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:14 PM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 12:14 PM2212 km1374 miles1194 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:14 PM2443 km1518 miles1319 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:14 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 10:44 AM2758 km1714 miles1489 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:44 PM2788 km1732 miles1505 nmNortheast NE
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:44 AM2793 km1736 miles1508 nmSouth S
JakartaThu 1:44 PM2796 km1737 miles1510 nmEast-northeast ENE
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