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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 06:32:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 22° 49' South
Longitude: 82° 49' 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 06:32:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 13° 15' South
Longitude: 108° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.95 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' 54.4"970.63 miwest0° 09' 28.6"10.86 minorth971.01 mi
24 hours13° 41' 26.2"921.86 mieast4° 07' 12.0"283.20 minorth971.05 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 11:32 AM1735 km1078 miles937 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaFri 12:32 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisFri 10:32 AM2637 km1639 miles1424 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:32 AM2833 km1761 miles1530 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:32 AM3145 km1954 miles1698 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 11:32 AM3153 km1959 miles1703 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaFri 1:32 PM3168 km1968 miles1710 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:02 PM3301 km2051 miles1783 nmNorth N
PerthFri 2:32 PM3405 km2116 miles1839 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 2:32 PM3509 km2180 miles1895 nmNortheast NE
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