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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 6:40:00 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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 40' South, Longitude: 83° 19' East

The ground speed is currently 442.06 meters/second, 1591.4 kilometres/hour, 988.9 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"988.60 miWest0° 00' 41.0"0.79 miNorth988.63 mi
24 hours0° 02' 21.4"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 Latitude: 14° 58' South, Longitude: 73° 01' East

The ground speed is currently 430.20 meters/second, 1548.7 kilometres/hour, 962.3 miles/hour or 836.3 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' 23.8"16.04 miWest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 miNorth16.04 mi
1 hour14° 23' 52.6"962.15 miWest0° 08' 17.1"9.49 miNorth962.50 mi
24 hours14° 12' 31.5"949.51 miEast3° 45' 32.0"258.40 miNorth991.39 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 12:40 PM1648 km1024 miles890 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 11:40 AM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleThu 11:40 AM2644 km1643 miles1428 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Port LouisThu 10:40 AM2731 km1697 miles1475 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:10 PM2740 km1703 miles1480 nmNorth N
JakartaThu 1:40 PM2855 km1774 miles1542 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisThu 10:40 AM2947 km1831 miles1591 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:40 PM3062 km1903 miles1653 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 2:40 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 10:40 AM3360 km2088 miles1814 nmWest-northwest WNW

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