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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 Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 85° 53' 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"991.62 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.66 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 Latitude: 6° 48' South, Longitude: 103° 16' 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"16.53 miwest0° 00' 11.6"0.22 minorth16.54 mi
1 hour14° 26' 38.1"992.09 miwest0° 11' 41.9"13.40 minorth992.38 mi
24 hours13° 05' 02.9"898.70 mieast4° 46' 24.0"327.99 minorth959.88 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 PM1819 km1131 miles982 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:30 AM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmSouth-southwest SSW
JakartaSat 1:30 PM2580 km1603 miles1393 nmEast-northeast ENE
BandungSat 1:30 PM2616 km1626 miles1413 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleSat 11:30 AM2719 km1689 miles1468 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon2733 km1698 miles1476 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeSat 2:30 PM2833 km1760 miles1529 nmNortheast NE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:30 PM2834 km1761 miles1530 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisSat 10:30 AM3011 km1871 miles1626 nmWest W
PontianakSat 1:30 PM3191 km1983 miles1723 nmNortheast NE
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