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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 7:20:00 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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 23' South, Longitude: 73° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.75 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"990.16 miWest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 miNorth990.19 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.6"2.36 miEast0° 16' 55.5"19.40 miNorth19.54 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 06' South, Longitude: 77° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.64 meters/second, 1575.5 km/hour, 979.0 miles/hour or 850.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.32 miWest0° 00' 10.5"0.20 miNorth16.32 mi
1 hour14° 25' 13.7"978.85 miWest0° 10' 30.1"12.03 miNorth979.21 mi
24 hours13° 37' 42.1"925.09 miEast4° 27' 59.4"306.96 miNorth980.48 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 1:20 PM1116 km693 miles602 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM1699 km1056 miles918 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:20 AM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:20 PM2300 km1429 miles1242 nmSouth S
MaleFri 12:20 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM2408 km1496 miles1300 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:20 AM2737 km1701 miles1478 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM2779 km1727 miles1500 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:20 AM3300 km2050 miles1782 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 12:50 PM3388 km2105 miles1829 nmNorth N

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