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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 = Thursday, January 2, 2014 at 6:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 29' 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"955.45 miWest0° 00' 13.5"0.26 miNorth955.46 mi
24 hours0° 06' 58.3"7.41 miEast0° 05' 37.1"6.44 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° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.56 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' 18.2"953.98 miWest0° 07' 00.5"8.03 miNorth954.30 mi
24 hours14° 23' 08.7"953.80 miEast3° 18' 14.3"227.16 miNorth987.89 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 AM1744 km1084 miles942 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaThu 12:30 PM2092 km1300 miles1130 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisThu 10:30 AM2706 km1681 miles1461 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 10:30 AM2901 km1803 miles1567 nmWest W
JakartaThu 1:30 PM3116 km1936 miles1682 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-aux-FrancaisThu 11:30 AM3156 km1961 miles1704 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 11:30 AM3187 km1980 miles1721 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:00 Noon3319 km2062 miles1792 nmNorth N
PerthThu 2:30 PM3339 km2075 miles1803 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeThu 2:30 PM3470 km2156 miles1874 nmNortheast NE

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