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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 70° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 442.76 meters/second, 1593.9 km/hour, 990.4 miles/hour or 860.7 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"990.17 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.20 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 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 04' South, Longitude: 75° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.69 meters/second, 1575.7 km/hour, 979.1 miles/hour or 850.8 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' 14.2"978.96 miwest0° 10' 30.8"12.04 minorth979.32 mi
24 hours13° 37' 27.7"924.91 mieast4° 28' 11.8"307.19 minorth980.37 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port Mathurin (Rodrigues)Fri 11:30 AM825 km513 miles446 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 1:30 PM1124 km698 miles607 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:30 AM1441 km896 miles778 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:30 AM1665 km1035 miles899 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM2193 km1363 miles1184 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:30 PM2357 km1464 miles1273 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 12:30 PM2401 km1492 miles1297 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 10:30 AM2473 km1537 miles1336 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:00 PM2863 km1779 miles1546 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:30 AM3036 km1887 miles1640 nmWest W
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