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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 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 22' South, Longitude: 68° 04' 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"990.25 miwest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 minorth990.28 mi
24 hours0° 02' 08.6"2.36 mieast0° 16' 55.6"19.40 minorth19.55 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, January 31, 2014 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 02' South, Longitude: 72° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.75 meters/second, 1575.9 km/hour, 979.2 miles/hour or 850.9 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' 14.9"979.15 miwest0° 10' 31.5"12.06 minorth979.51 mi
24 hours13° 37' 11.5"924.77 mieast4° 28' 25.4"307.48 minorth980.31 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Port LouisFri 11:40 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 1:40 PM1206 km750 miles651 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisFri 11:40 AM1383 km859 miles747 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:40 AM1970 km1224 miles1064 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:40 AM2181 km1355 miles1178 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:40 PM2447 km1520 miles1321 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 12:40 PM2457 km1527 miles1327 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:40 AM2745 km1705 miles1482 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:10 PM2983 km1853 miles1610 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MogadishuFri 10:40 AM3292 km2046 miles1778 nmNorthwest NW
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