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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 56' South, Longitude: 70° 03' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.16 meters/second, 1627.8 km/hour, 1011.5 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' 51.2"0.98 minorth1011.35 mi
24 hours0° 00' 39.8"0.75 miwest0° 20' 33.8"23.56 minorth23.57 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 14, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 58' North, Longitude: 115° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.88 meters/second, 1598.0 km/hour, 992.9 miles/hour or 862.8 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"0.19 minorth16.55 mi
1 hour14° 31' 49.3"992.79 miwest0° 10' 10.3"11.65 minorth992.63 mi
24 hours11° 15' 15.7"768.98 mieast3° 47' 41.9"260.84 minorth807.67 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 1:34 PM671 km417 miles362 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 11:34 AM1560 km969 miles842 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisThu 11:34 AM1785 km1109 miles964 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 11:34 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 12:34 PM1930 km1199 miles1042 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:04 PM2448 km1521 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 1:04 PM2449 km1522 miles1322 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:04 PM2490 km1547 miles1344 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 10:34 AM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:34 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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