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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 83° 21' 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"990.11 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.14 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.1"2.37 mieast0° 16' 55.0"19.39 minorth19.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 13' South, Longitude: 87° 13' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.45 meters/second, 1574.8 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' 25.2"16.31 miwest0° 00' 10.3"0.20 minorth16.31 mi
1 hour14° 25' 11.2"978.41 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.98 minorth978.78 mi
24 hours13° 38' 40.4"925.82 mieast4° 27' 09.2"306.00 minorth980.94 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 12:40 PM1627 km1011 miles878 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:40 AM2332 km1449 miles1259 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 11:40 AM2618 km1627 miles1414 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM2711 km1684 miles1464 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 10:40 AM2741 km1703 miles1480 nmWest W
JakartaFri 1:40 PM2839 km1764 miles1533 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisFri 10:40 AM2957 km1837 miles1597 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:40 PM3035 km1886 miles1639 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:40 PM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM3353 km2083 miles1810 nmWest-northwest WNW
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