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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 parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

UTC time = Friday, January 31, 2014 at 6:20:00 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).

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= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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 Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 88° 21' 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"990.09 miWest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 miNorth990.12 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 Latitude: 11° 16' South, Longitude: 92° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.35 meters/second, 1574.5 km/hour, 978.3 miles/hour or 850.1 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.0"16.30 miWest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 miNorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 10.0"978.19 miWest0° 10' 25.8"11.95 miNorth978.56 mi
24 hours13° 39' 09.6"926.19 miEast4° 26' 43.7"305.52 miNorth981.16 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 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaFri 1:20 PM2362 km1468 miles1276 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 1:20 PM2391 km1486 miles1291 nmEast-northeast ENE
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:20 AM2495 km1550 miles1347 nmSouth-southwest SSW
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM2675 km1662 miles1444 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:20 PM2704 km1680 miles1460 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM2840 km1765 miles1534 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:20 AM2889 km1795 miles1560 nmNorthwest NW
PontianakFri 1:20 PM2996 km1862 miles1618 nmNortheast NE
DenpasarFri 2:20 PM3066 km1905 miles1656 nmEast-northeast ENE

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