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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 7:40:00 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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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° 21' 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"990.18 miWest0° 00' 42.0"0.80 miNorth990.21 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° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 437.74 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' 14.8"979.07 miWest0° 10' 31.5"12.06 miNorth979.43 mi
24 hours13° 37' 13.0"924.73 miEast4° 28' 24.1"307.43 miNorth980.25 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 11:40 AM580 km361 miles313 nmWest-southwest WSW
Port LouisFri 11:40 AM1185 km737 miles640 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaFri 1:40 PM1198 km744 miles647 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisFri 11:40 AM1411 km877 miles762 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaFri 11:40 AM1992 km1238 miles1076 nmNorthwest NW
AntananarivoFri 10:40 AM2209 km1373 miles1193 nmWest W
Amsterdam IslandFri 12:40 PM2436 km1514 miles1316 nmSouth-southeast SSE
MaleFri 12:40 PM2450 km1522 miles1323 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniFri 10:40 AM2774 km1724 miles1498 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:10 PM2969 km1845 miles1603 nmNorth-northeast NNE

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