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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 = Friday, February 15, 2013 at 6:34:00 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 Friday, February 15, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 36' South, Longitude: 85° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 452.75 meters/second, 1629.9 km/hour, 1012.8 miles/hour or 880.1 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.88 miWest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 miNorth16.88 mi
1 hour15° 00' 01.9"1012.64 miWest0° 00' 51.7"0.99 miNorth1012.67 mi
24 hours0° 00' 50.4"0.94 miWest0° 20' 45.4"23.78 miNorth23.80 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 15, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 37' North, Longitude: 141° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 438.56 meters/second, 1578.8 km/hour, 981.0 miles/hour or 852.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.8"16.35 miWest0° 00' 08.7"0.17 miNorth16.35 mi
1 hour14° 31' 51.8"980.86 miWest0° 08' 45.3"10.03 miNorth980.63 mi
24 hours11° 16' 53.0"761.54 miEast3° 10' 25.0"218.19 miNorth787.27 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:34 PM1503 km934 miles812 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:04 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:04 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:34 AM2251 km1399 miles1215 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaFri 1:34 PM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmEast-northeast ENE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:04 PM2499 km1553 miles1349 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:34 PM2536 km1576 miles1369 nmNortheast NE
BandungFri 1:34 PM2554 km1587 miles1379 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 2:34 PM2585 km1606 miles1396 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 12:04 PM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northwest NNW

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