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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 23' South
Longitude: 88° 04' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.72 meters/second, 1593.8 km/hour, 990.3 miles/hour or 860.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.51 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.51 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.4"990.16 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.1"2.37 mieast0° 16' 54.7"19.38 minorth19.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 16' South
Longitude: 91° 45' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.36 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.1"978.27 miwest0° 10' 25.9"11.95 minorth978.64 mi
24 hours13° 39' 08.1"926.23 mieast4° 26' 45.1"305.56 minorth981.22 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:20 PM2031 km1262 miles1097 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaFri 1:20 PM2388 km1484 miles1290 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 1:20 PM2418 km1502 miles1305 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:20 AM2484 km1543 miles1341 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM2695 km1674 miles1455 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:20 PM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM2830 km1759 miles1528 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:20 AM2872 km1785 miles1551 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakFri 1:20 PM3020 km1877 miles1631 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 2:20 PM3096 km1924 miles1672 nmEast-northeast ENE
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