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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 49' South, Longitude: 68° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.62 meters/second, 1539.4 km/hour, 956.6 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"956.21 miwest0° 00' 14.6"0.28 minorth956.22 mi
24 hours0° 06' 52.3"7.31 mieast0° 06' 05.4"6.99 minorth10.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 3, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 06' South, Longitude: 94° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.26 meters/second, 1563.3 km/hour, 971.4 miles/hour or 844.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.8"16.19 miwest0° 00' 09.5"0.18 minorth16.19 mi
1 hour14° 24' 58.8"971.32 miwest0° 09' 33.3"10.95 minorth971.69 mi
24 hours13° 39' 41.5"920.48 mieast4° 08' 42.5"284.93 minorth970.17 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 11:30 AM1160 km720 miles626 nmWest-northwest WNW
Saint-DenisFri 11:30 AM1348 km837 miles728 nmWest W
Diego GarciaFri 1:30 PM1768 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:30 PM1882 km1169 miles1016 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoFri 10:30 AM2206 km1371 miles1191 nmWest W
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM2444 km1518 miles1319 nmNorthwest NW
MoroniFri 10:30 AM2929 km1820 miles1582 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port-aux-FrancaisFri 12:30 PM2949 km1833 miles1592 nmSouth S
MaleFri 12:30 PM3039 km1888 miles1641 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:00 PM3520 km2187 miles1901 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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