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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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 49' South
Longitude: 83° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.61 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 minorth956.20 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.5"7.31 mieast0° 06' 04.3"6.97 minorth10.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 16' South
Longitude: 109° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.94 meters/second, 1562.2 km/hour, 970.7 miles/hour or 843.5 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' 54.3"970.61 miwest0° 09' 28.4"10.85 minorth970.98 mi
24 hours13° 41' 29.8"921.91 mieast4° 07' 08.9"283.14 minorth971.08 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 11:30 AM1749 km1087 miles944 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaFri 12:30 PM2074 km1289 miles1120 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisFri 10:30 AM2689 km1671 miles1452 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:30 AM2885 km1792 miles1558 nmWest W
JakartaFri 1:30 PM3124 km1941 miles1687 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:30 AM3161 km1964 miles1707 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 11:30 AM3171 km1970 miles1712 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon3307 km2055 miles1786 nmNorth N
PerthFri 2:30 PM3359 km2087 miles1814 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 2:30 PM3474 km2159 miles1876 nmNortheast NE
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