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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

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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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 23' South
Longitude: 83° 04' 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"990.18 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.21 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 13' South
Longitude: 86° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.46 meters/second, 1574.8 km/hour, 978.6 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' 11.3"978.49 miwest0° 10' 27.2"11.98 minorth978.86 mi
24 hours13° 38' 38.9"925.87 mieast4° 27' 10.6"306.05 minorth981.00 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 PM1605 km997 miles866 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:40 AM2325 km1445 miles1256 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 11:40 AM2606 km1619 miles1407 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM2707 km1682 miles1461 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 10:40 AM2711 km1685 miles1464 nmWest W
JakartaFri 1:40 PM2866 km1781 miles1548 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisFri 10:40 AM2928 km1819 miles1581 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:40 PM3055 km1899 miles1650 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:40 PM3076 km1911 miles1661 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaFri 10:40 AM3325 km2066 miles1795 nmWest-northwest WNW
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