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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 = Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 6:20:00 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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 88° 19' 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"988.58 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 miNorth988.61 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° 49' 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"16.03 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 23' 51.5"961.93 miWest0° 08' 15.0"9.45 miNorth962.28 mi
24 hours14° 12' 57.5"949.79 miEast3° 44' 48.1"257.56 miNorth991.45 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 PM2073 km1288 miles1119 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaThu 1:20 PM2381 km1480 miles1286 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 1:20 PM2409 km1497 miles1301 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:20 AM2465 km1532 miles1331 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeThu 2:20 PM2701 km1678 miles1458 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:20 PM2732 km1698 miles1475 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:50 AM2868 km1782 miles1548 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:20 AM2912 km1809 miles1572 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakThu 1:20 PM3018 km1876 miles1630 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarThu 2:20 PM3078 km1913 miles1662 nmEast-northeast ENE

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