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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 85° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.60 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.5 miles/hour or 831.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.94 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 minorth15.94 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.6"956.18 miwest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 minorth956.19 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.6"7.31 mieast0° 06' 04.1"6.96 minorth10.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 17' South, Longitude: 111° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.89 meters/second, 1562.0 km/hour, 970.6 miles/hour or 843.4 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.18 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.18 mi
1 hour14° 24' 53.6"970.49 miwest0° 09' 27.5"10.84 minorth970.87 mi
24 hours13° 41' 47.9"922.15 mieast4° 06' 53.0"282.84 minorth971.23 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:20 AM1838 km1142 miles993 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaFri 12:20 PM2235 km1389 miles1207 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaFri 1:20 PM2912 km1810 miles1573 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 10:20 AM2945 km1830 miles1590 nmWest W
PerthFri 2:20 PM3126 km1943 miles1688 nmEast-southeast ESE
Saint-DenisFri 10:20 AM3141 km1952 miles1696 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:20 AM3247 km2018 miles1753 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 11:20 AM3273 km2034 miles1767 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM3307 km2055 miles1786 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM3348 km2081 miles1808 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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