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Day and Night World Map

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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 40' South
Longitude: 83° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.06 meters/second, 1591.4 km/hour, 988.9 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"988.67 miwest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 minorth988.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.3"2.59 mieast0° 16' 36.5"19.04 minorth19.21 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 58' South
Longitude: 72° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.21 meters/second, 1548.8 km/hour, 962.4 miles/hour or 836.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.04 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.6"962.23 miwest0° 08' 17.3"9.50 minorth962.58 mi
24 hours14° 12' 30.1"949.56 mieast3° 45' 34.5"258.46 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 12:40 PM1622 km1008 miles876 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:40 AM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 11:40 AM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisThu 10:40 AM2702 km1679 miles1459 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:10 PM2736 km1700 miles1478 nmNorth N
JakartaThu 1:40 PM2882 km1791 miles1556 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisThu 10:40 AM2918 km1813 miles1575 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:40 PM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 2:40 PM3098 km1925 miles1673 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 10:40 AM3333 km2071 miles1799 nmWest-northwest WNW
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