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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 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 80° 34' 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"990.19 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.23 mi
24 hours0° 02' 09.0"2.37 mieast0° 16' 55.1"19.39 minorth19.54 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° 33' 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"978.60 miwest0° 10' 28.1"11.99 minorth978.97 mi
24 hours13° 38' 24.2"925.68 mieast4° 27' 23.3"306.29 minorth980.88 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 PM1421 km883 miles767 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 11:50 AM2281 km1418 miles1232 nmSouth S
Port LouisFri 10:50 AM2450 km1523 miles1323 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:50 AM2507 km1558 miles1354 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Saint-DenisFri 10:50 AM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmWest-southwest WSW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:20 PM2685 km1668 miles1450 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 10:50 AM3080 km1914 miles1663 nmWest-northwest WNW
JakartaFri 1:50 PM3113 km1934 miles1681 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:50 PM3246 km2017 miles1752 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:50 PM3284 km2040 miles1773 nmNortheast NE
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