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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 = Saturday, January 4, 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 Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 22° 43' South, Longitude: 83° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 427.92 meters/second, 1540.5 km/hour, 957.2 miles/hour or 831.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.7"15.95 miWest0° 00' 00.3"0.01 miNorth15.95 mi
1 hour14° 59' 42.9"956.83 miWest0° 00' 15.8"0.30 miNorth956.84 mi
24 hours0° 06' 46.2"7.21 miEast0° 06' 31.3"7.48 miNorth10.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, January 4, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 09' South, Longitude: 122° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.05 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.44 miWest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 miNorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 42.5"986.49 miWest0° 11' 02.0"12.64 miNorth986.83 mi
24 hours12° 59' 29.5"887.23 miEast4° 34' 11.8"314.04 miNorth945.63 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:30 AM1772 km1101 miles957 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM2093 km1300 miles1130 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM2729 km1696 miles1473 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:30 AM2925 km1818 miles1580 nmWest W
JakartaSat 1:30 PM3084 km1916 miles1665 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleSat 11:30 AM3175 km1973 miles1715 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port-aux-FrancaisSat 11:30 AM3184 km1979 miles1719 nmSouth-southwest SSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon3301 km2051 miles1782 nmNorth N
PerthSat 2:30 PM3327 km2067 miles1796 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeSat 2:30 PM3438 km2137 miles1857 nmNortheast NE

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