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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 17° 06' South
Longitude: 83° 06' 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"991.70 miwest0° 00' 42.6"0.82 minorth991.74 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 6° 45' South
Longitude: 100° 36' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.59 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"992.25 miwest0° 11' 42.2"13.41 minorth992.54 mi
24 hours13° 04' 48.2"898.55 mieast4° 46' 28.0"328.08 minorth959.75 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 PM1587 km986 miles857 nmNorthwest NW
Amsterdam IslandSat 11:40 AM2357 km1464 miles1272 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleSat 11:40 AM2579 km1602 miles1393 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:10 PM2676 km1663 miles1445 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 10:40 AM2721 km1691 miles1469 nmWest W
JakartaSat 1:40 PM2851 km1771 miles1539 nmEast-northeast ENE
Saint-DenisSat 10:40 AM2938 km1826 miles1587 nmWest-southwest WSW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:40 PM3030 km1883 miles1636 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:40 PM3053 km1897 miles1648 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 10:40 AM3317 km2061 miles1791 nmWest-northwest WNW
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