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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 6:30:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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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° 51' 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"990.10 miWest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 miNorth990.13 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° 15' South, Longitude: 89° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.40 meters/second, 1574.6 km/hour, 978.4 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' 10.6"978.30 miWest0° 10' 26.5"11.96 miNorth978.67 mi
24 hours13° 38' 55.1"926.00 miEast4° 26' 56.4"305.76 miNorth981.05 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 PM1838 km1142 miles992 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:30 AM2403 km1493 miles1297 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaFri 1:30 PM2597 km1614 miles1402 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungFri 1:30 PM2632 km1635 miles1421 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 11:30 AM2743 km1705 miles1481 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon2763 km1717 miles1492 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeFri 2:30 PM2857 km1775 miles1543 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:30 PM2862 km1779 miles1546 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisFri 10:30 AM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmWest W
PontianakFri 1:30 PM3211 km1995 miles1734 nmNortheast NE

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