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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 6:50:00 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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= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 80° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.74 meters/second, 1593.9 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"990.12 miWest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 miNorth990.16 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.0"2.37 miEast0° 16' 55.1"19.39 miNorth19.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 11' South, Longitude: 84° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.50 meters/second, 1575.0 km/hour, 978.7 miles/hour or 850.4 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' 11.9"978.52 miWest0° 10' 28.0"11.99 miNorth978.89 mi
24 hours13° 38' 26.0"925.64 miEast4° 27' 21.8"306.24 miNorth980.83 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 12:50 PM1444 km897 miles780 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:50 AM2285 km1420 miles1234 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 10:50 AM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:50 AM2517 km1564 miles1359 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:20 PM2686 km1669 miles1450 nmNorth N
Saint-DenisFri 10:50 AM2697 km1676 miles1456 nmWest-southwest WSW
JakartaFri 1:50 PM3085 km1917 miles1666 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 10:50 AM3108 km1931 miles1678 nmWest-northwest WNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:50 PM3226 km2004 miles1742 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:50 PM3260 km2026 miles1760 nmNortheast NE

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