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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 7:30:00 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).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 17° 05' South, Longitude: 70° 53' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.43 meters/second, 1596.4 km/hour, 991.9 miles/hour or 862.0 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 miNorth991.72 mi
24 hours0° 01' 56.2"2.14 miEast0° 17' 13.5"19.74 miNorth19.86 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, February 1, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 6° 36' South, Longitude: 88° 50' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 443.75 meters/second, 1597.5 km/hour, 992.6 miles/hour or 862.6 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' 41.6"992.56 miWest0° 11' 43.8"13.43 miNorth992.84 mi
24 hours13° 03' 43.6"897.55 miEast4° 46' 44.4"328.37 miNorth958.81 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)Sat 11:30 AM840 km522 miles453 nmWest-southwest WSW
Diego GarciaSat 1:30 PM1096 km681 miles592 nmNorth N
Port LouisSat 11:30 AM1453 km903 miles785 nmWest-southwest WSW
Saint-DenisSat 11:30 AM1678 km1043 miles906 nmWest-southwest WSW
VictoriaSat 11:30 AM2177 km1353 miles1175 nmNorthwest NW
MaleSat 12:30 PM2370 km1472 miles1280 nmNorth N
Amsterdam IslandSat 12:30 PM2386 km1483 miles1288 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AntananarivoSat 10:30 AM2481 km1541 miles1339 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:00 PM2832 km1760 miles1529 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MoroniSat 10:30 AM3036 km1886 miles1639 nmWest W

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