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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

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 85° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.73 meters/second, 1593.8 km/hour, 990.4 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"990.17 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.20 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.1"2.37 mieast0° 16' 54.8"19.39 minorth19.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 14' South, Longitude: 89° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.41 meters/second, 1574.7 km/hour, 978.5 miles/hour or 850.3 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' 10.7"978.38 miwest0° 10' 26.6"11.96 minorth978.75 mi
24 hours13° 38' 53.4"926.05 mieast4° 26' 57.9"305.81 minorth981.11 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 12:30 PM1810 km1125 miles977 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:30 AM2393 km1487 miles1292 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaFri 1:30 PM2624 km1631 miles1417 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 1:30 PM2659 km1652 miles1436 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 11:30 AM2728 km1695 miles1473 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon2755 km1712 miles1488 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeFri 2:30 PM2878 km1789 miles1554 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:30 PM2879 km1789 miles1555 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 10:30 AM2972 km1847 miles1605 nmWest W
Saint-DenisFri 10:30 AM3188 km1981 miles1721 nmWest-southwest WSW
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