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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 Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 44' South, Longitude: 88° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.55 meters/second, 1650.8 km/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.3 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.10 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.1"1025.67 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.5"2.90 miwest0° 22' 30.3"25.78 minorth25.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 11' South, Longitude: 44° 37' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.04 meters/second, 1540.9 km/hour, 957.5 miles/hour or 832.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.96 miwest0° 00' 06.6"0.13 minorth15.96 mi
1 hour14° 24' 34.5"957.27 miwest0° 06' 44.3"7.72 minorth957.58 mi
24 hours14° 03' 04.2"933.47 mieast3° 11' 32.2"219.47 minorth965.77 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluWed 1:20 PM1645 km1022 miles888 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 12:20 PM1750 km1087 miles945 nmWest W
MedanWed 1:20 PM1788 km1111 miles966 nmNortheast NE
PalembangWed 1:20 PM1937 km1203 miles1046 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 11:50 AM1958 km1216 miles1057 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboWed 11:50 AM1963 km1220 miles1060 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurWed 2:20 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 2:20 PM2056 km1278 miles1110 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaWed 1:20 PM2071 km1287 miles1118 nmEast E
BandungWed 1:20 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmEast E
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