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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 = Friday, January 3, 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 Friday, January 3, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 83° 36' 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"956.11 miWest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 miNorth956.13 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.5"7.31 miEast0° 06' 04.3"6.96 miNorth10.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 16' South, Longitude: 109° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.93 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"970.53 miWest0° 09' 28.3"10.85 miNorth970.90 mi
24 hours13° 41' 31.9"921.87 miEast4° 07' 07.0"283.09 miNorth971.03 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 AM1758 km1092 miles949 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaFri 12:30 PM2095 km1302 miles1131 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisFri 10:30 AM2717 km1688 miles1467 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:30 AM2913 km1810 miles1573 nmWest W
JakartaFri 1:30 PM3100 km1926 miles1674 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:30 AM3170 km1970 miles1712 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 11:30 AM3181 km1977 miles1718 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon3310 km2057 miles1788 nmNorth N
PerthFri 2:30 PM3333 km2071 miles1800 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 2:30 PM3455 km2147 miles1865 nmNortheast NE

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