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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 areas 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 6:30:00 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 Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 85° 49' East

The ground speed is currently 442.05 meters/second, 1591.4 kilometres/hour, 988.8 miles/hour or 859.3 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun 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"988.59 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 miNorth988.62 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.4"2.59 miEast0° 16' 36.2"19.03 miNorth19.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 60' South, Longitude: 75° 25' East

The ground speed is currently 430.15 meters/second, 1548.6 kilometres/hour, 962.2 miles/hour or 836.2 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon 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' 52.0"962.04 miWest0° 08' 16.0"9.47 miNorth962.39 mi
24 hours14° 12' 44.5"949.65 miEast3° 45' 10.1"257.98 miNorth991.42 mi

Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:30 PM1853 km1151 miles1000 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:30 AM2372 km1474 miles1281 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaThu 1:30 PM2615 km1625 miles1412 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungThu 1:30 PM2648 km1645 miles1430 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleThu 11:30 AM2768 km1720 miles1494 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:00 Noon2791 km1734 miles1507 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeThu 2:30 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:30 PM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisThu 10:30 AM2992 km1859 miles1616 nmWest W
Saint-DenisThu 10:30 AM3207 km1992 miles1731 nmWest-southwest WSW

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