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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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 88° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.05 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.48 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.48 mi
1 hour14° 59' 53.9"988.65 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 minorth988.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.5"2.59 mieast0° 16' 36.1"19.03 minorth19.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 15° 01' South, Longitude: 77° 33' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.11 meters/second, 1548.4 km/hour, 962.1 miles/hour or 836.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.7"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.7"962.01 miwest0° 08' 15.1"9.46 minorth962.36 mi
24 hours14° 12' 56.1"949.84 mieast3° 44' 50.7"257.63 minorth991.51 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:20 PM2044 km1270 miles1104 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaThu 1:20 PM2407 km1496 miles1300 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 1:20 PM2435 km1513 miles1315 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:20 AM2454 km1525 miles1325 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeThu 2:20 PM2720 km1690 miles1469 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:20 PM2746 km1707 miles1483 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:50 AM2858 km1776 miles1543 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:20 AM2895 km1799 miles1563 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakThu 1:20 PM3042 km1890 miles1642 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 2:20 PM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmEast-northeast ENE
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