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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 Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 15' South
Longitude: 84° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 453.36 meters/second, 1632.1 km/hour, 1014.1 miles/hour or 881.3 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.0"16.90 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.90 mi
1 hour15° 00' 02.2"1014.07 miwest0° 00' 52.0"1.00 minorth1014.10 mi
24 hours0° 01' 01.2"1.15 miwest0° 20' 57.0"24.00 minorth24.03 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 16, 2013 at 06:36:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 15° 48' North
Longitude: 152° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 432.39 meters/second, 1556.6 km/hour, 967.2 miles/hour or 840.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.6"16.12 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth16.12 mi
1 hour14° 31' 41.5"967.06 miwest0° 06' 59.5"8.01 minorth966.81 mi
24 hours11° 22' 35.8"757.34 mieast2° 25' 27.0"166.71 minorth770.82 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:36 PM1406 km874 miles759 nmWest-northwest WNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:06 PM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:36 AM2170 km1349 miles1172 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 12:06 PM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:06 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:06 PM2543 km1580 miles1373 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaSat 1:36 PM2570 km1597 miles1387 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:36 PM2574 km1599 miles1390 nmNortheast NE
BandungSat 1:36 PM2630 km1634 miles1420 nmEast E
SingaporeSat 2:36 PM2634 km1637 miles1422 nmEast-northeast ENE
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