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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 39' South
Longitude: 70° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.08 meters/second, 1591.5 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"988.72 miwest0° 00' 41.1"0.79 minorth988.75 mi
24 hours0° 02' 20.9"2.58 mieast0° 16' 37.1"19.05 minorth19.22 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, January 30, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 14° 51' South
Longitude: 60° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 430.46 meters/second, 1549.6 km/hour, 962.9 miles/hour or 836.7 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 23.8"16.05 miwest0° 00' 08.2"0.16 minorth16.05 mi
1 hour14° 23' 54.9"962.79 miwest0° 08' 22.5"9.60 minorth963.14 mi
24 hours14° 11' 24.5"948.85 mieast3° 47' 23.1"260.53 minorth991.29 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 1:30 PM1159 km720 miles626 nmNorth N
Port LouisThu 11:30 AM1401 km871 miles756 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisThu 11:30 AM1625 km1009 miles877 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaThu 11:30 AM2186 km1358 miles1180 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandThu 12:30 PM2336 km1452 miles1261 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleThu 12:30 PM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmNorth N
AntananarivoThu 10:30 AM2436 km1514 miles1315 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:00 PM2903 km1804 miles1568 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniThu 10:30 AM3002 km1866 miles1621 nmWest W
BangaloreThu 1:00 PM3474 km2158 miles1876 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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