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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° 34' 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"990.24 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.27 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: 74° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.70 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' 14.4"979.04 miwest0° 10' 30.8"12.05 minorth979.40 mi
24 hours13° 37' 25.9"924.95 mieast4° 28' 13.2"307.24 minorth980.42 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 1:30 PM1129 km701 miles609 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:30 AM1412 km878 miles763 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisFri 11:30 AM1637 km1017 miles884 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM2170 km1348 miles1172 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:30 PM2365 km1469 miles1277 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 12:30 PM2405 km1494 miles1299 nmNorth N
AntananarivoFri 10:30 AM2444 km1519 miles1320 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:00 PM2873 km1785 miles1551 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:30 AM3002 km1865 miles1621 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 1:00 PM3443 km2139 miles1859 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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