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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 Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 06' South
Longitude: 85° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.41 meters/second, 1596.3 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 861.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"16.53 miwest0° 00' 00.7"0.01 minorth16.53 mi
1 hour14° 59' 54.8"991.69 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.73 mi
24 hours0° 01' 56.7"2.15 mieast0° 17' 12.8"19.73 minorth19.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 47' South
Longitude: 103° 00' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.55 meters/second, 1596.8 km/hour, 992.2 miles/hour or 862.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.6"16.54 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.1"992.17 miwest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 minorth992.46 mi
24 hours13° 05' 01.5"898.74 mieast4° 46' 24.3"328.02 minorth959.93 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM1795 km1115 miles969 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:30 AM2424 km1506 miles1309 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaSat 1:30 PM2607 km1620 miles1408 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 1:30 PM2643 km1643 miles1427 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleSat 11:30 AM2703 km1680 miles1460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon2726 km1694 miles1472 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:30 PM2853 km1772 miles1540 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:30 PM2854 km1773 miles1541 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM2982 km1853 miles1610 nmWest W
Saint-DenisSat 10:30 AM3198 km1987 miles1727 nmWest-southwest WSW
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