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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, January 2, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 55' South, Longitude: 83° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.31 meters/second, 1538.3 km/hour, 955.9 miles/hour or 830.6 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.93 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.93 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.4"955.52 miwest0° 00' 13.5"0.26 minorth955.53 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.3"7.41 mieast0° 05' 37.1"6.45 minorth9.82 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 34' South, Longitude: 94° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.57 meters/second, 1535.6 km/hour, 954.2 miles/hour or 829.2 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.2"15.90 miwest0° 00' 07.0"0.13 minorth15.90 mi
1 hour14° 23' 18.3"954.06 miwest0° 07' 00.6"8.04 minorth954.38 mi
24 hours14° 23' 07.0"953.85 mieast3° 18' 17.2"227.23 minorth987.95 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:30 AM1736 km1079 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaThu 12:30 PM2075 km1289 miles1120 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisThu 10:30 AM2677 km1663 miles1445 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 10:30 AM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmWest W
JakartaThu 1:30 PM3140 km1951 miles1695 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 11:30 AM3148 km1956 miles1700 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 11:30 AM3177 km1974 miles1715 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:00 Noon3316 km2060 miles1790 nmNorth N
PerthThu 2:30 PM3365 km2091 miles1817 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeThu 2:30 PM3490 km2168 miles1884 nmNortheast NE
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