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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 = Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 6:40:00 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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= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 06' South, Longitude: 83° 23' 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"991.63 miWest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 miNorth991.67 mi
24 hours0° 01' 56.7"2.14 miEast0° 17' 13.0"19.73 miNorth19.85 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 46' South, Longitude: 100° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.58 meters/second, 1596.9 km/hour, 992.3 miles/hour or 862.3 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' 38.7"992.17 miWest0° 11' 42.2"13.40 miNorth992.46 mi
24 hours13° 04' 49.8"898.51 miEast4° 46' 27.6"328.05 miNorth959.70 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 12:40 PM1613 km1002 miles871 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:40 AM2363 km1468 miles1276 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 11:40 AM2592 km1610 miles1399 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM2680 km1665 miles1447 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 10:40 AM2750 km1709 miles1485 nmWest W
JakartaSat 1:40 PM2823 km1754 miles1524 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSat 10:40 AM2967 km1844 miles1602 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:40 PM3012 km1871 miles1626 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:40 PM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM3345 km2078 miles1806 nmWest-northwest WNW

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