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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 80° 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"956.19 miwest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 minorth956.20 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.5"7.31 mieast0° 06' 04.5"6.97 minorth10.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 14' South, Longitude: 106° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 433.99 meters/second, 1562.4 km/hour, 970.8 miles/hour or 843.6 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' 55.0"970.73 miwest0° 09' 29.2"10.87 minorth971.10 mi
24 hours13° 41' 11.7"921.67 mieast4° 07' 24.5"283.44 minorth970.93 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 11:40 AM1689 km1050 miles912 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaFri 12:40 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisFri 10:40 AM2432 km1511 miles1313 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:40 AM2628 km1633 miles1419 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:40 AM3088 km1919 miles1667 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 11:40 AM3090 km1920 miles1669 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM3287 km2043 miles1775 nmNorth N
JakartaFri 1:40 PM3344 km2078 miles1806 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM3391 km2107 miles1831 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 9:40 AM3485 km2166 miles1882 nmWest W
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