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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 Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 06:24:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 38' South
Longitude: 87° 12' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 454.38 meters/second, 1635.8 km/hour, 1016.4 miles/hour or 883.2 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"16.94 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth16.94 mi
1 hour15° 00' 03.2"1016.37 miwest0° 00' 53.0"1.01 minorth1016.40 mi
24 hours0° 01' 20.4"1.51 miwest0° 21' 16.1"24.37 minorth24.41 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 18, 2014 at 06:24:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 21' South
Longitude: 59° 32' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 448.55 meters/second, 1614.8 km/hour, 1003.4 miles/hour or 871.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 32.7"16.72 miwest0° 00' 10.0"0.19 misouth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 32' 47.1"1003.35 miwest0° 10' 00.8"11.47 misouth1003.31 mi
24 hours11° 03' 22.8"762.63 mieast3° 54' 50.9"268.98 misouth806.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 12:24 PM1692 km1051 miles913 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluTue 1:24 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 11:54 AM2202 km1368 miles1189 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboTue 11:54 AM2207 km1371 miles1192 nmNorth-northwest NNW
JakartaTue 1:24 PM2240 km1392 miles1210 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurTue 2:24 PM2290 km1423 miles1237 nmNortheast NE
BandungTue 1:24 PM2301 km1430 miles1242 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleTue 11:24 AM2315 km1438 miles1250 nmNorthwest NW
SingaporeTue 2:24 PM2331 km1449 miles1259 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 11:54 AM2500 km1553 miles1350 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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