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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 Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 9° 06' South, Longitude: 85° 29' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.08 meters/second, 1649.1 km/hour, 1024.7 miles/hour or 890.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.08 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.08 mi
1 hour15° 00' 05.8"1024.70 miwest0° 00' 55.8"1.06 minorth1024.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 24.4"2.74 miwest0° 22' 22.5"25.63 minorth25.78 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, February 25, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 18° 16' South, Longitude: 27° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 423.18 meters/second, 1523.5 km/hour, 946.6 miles/hour or 822.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.3"15.78 miwest0° 00' 03.7"0.07 minorth15.78 mi
1 hour14° 24' 23.4"946.44 miwest0° 03' 48.6"4.37 minorth946.62 mi
24 hours14° 13' 39.3"934.69 mieast2° 06' 02.4"144.47 minorth951.15 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 12:30 PM1454 km903 miles785 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 12:00 Noon1873 km1164 miles1011 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboTue 12:00 Noon1878 km1167 miles1014 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluTue 1:30 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleTue 11:30 AM1980 km1231 miles1069 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramTue 12:00 Noon2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurTue 2:30 PM2250 km1398 miles1215 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiTue 12:00 Noon2256 km1402 miles1218 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeTue 2:30 PM2338 km1452 miles1262 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaTue 1:30 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmEast E
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