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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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 23' South
Longitude: 73° 04' 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"990.23 miwest0° 00' 41.9"0.80 minorth990.26 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 06' South
Longitude: 77° 20' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.65 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' 13.8"978.93 miwest0° 10' 30.2"12.03 minorth979.29 mi
24 hours13° 37' 40.6"925.14 mieast4° 28' 00.7"307.01 minorth980.54 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 PM1113 km692 miles601 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM1670 km1038 miles902 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:20 AM1893 km1176 miles1022 nmWest-southwest WSW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:20 PM2306 km1433 miles1245 nmSouth S
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM2383 km1481 miles1287 nmNorthwest NW
MaleFri 12:20 PM2384 km1481 miles1287 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 10:20 AM2707 km1682 miles1462 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM2787 km1732 miles1505 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:20 AM3265 km2029 miles1763 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 12:50 PM3392 km2108 miles1832 nmNorth N
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