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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 6:40:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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: 81° 06' 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"956.12 miWest0° 00' 14.5"0.28 miNorth956.13 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° 54' 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"970.65 miWest0° 09' 29.0"10.87 miNorth971.02 mi
24 hours13° 41' 13.7"921.63 miEast4° 07' 22.8"283.39 miNorth970.88 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 AM1694 km1053 miles915 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaFri 12:40 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisFri 10:40 AM2461 km1529 miles1329 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:40 AM2657 km1651 miles1435 nmWest W
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 11:40 AM3095 km1923 miles1671 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 11:40 AM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM3289 km2043 miles1776 nmNorth N
JakartaFri 1:40 PM3319 km2062 miles1792 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM3416 km2122 miles1844 nmWest-northwest WNW
AntananarivoFri 9:40 AM3513 km2183 miles1897 nmWest W

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