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Day and Night World Map

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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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 56' South
Longitude: 69° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.17 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"1011.39 miwest0° 00' 51.2"0.98 minorth1011.42 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 59' North
Longitude: 115° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.87 meters/second, 1597.9 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"992.85 miwest0° 10' 10.3"11.65 minorth992.69 mi
24 hours11° 15' 15.7"769.02 mieast3° 47' 40.2"260.82 minorth807.71 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 PM683 km425 miles369 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 11:34 AM1534 km953 miles828 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisThu 11:34 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 11:34 AM1822 km1132 miles984 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 12:34 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:04 PM2462 km1530 miles1329 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 1:04 PM2462 km1530 miles1330 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 10:34 AM2470 km1535 miles1334 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:04 PM2499 km1553 miles1350 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:34 PM2862 km1779 miles1546 nmSouth-southeast SSE
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