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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: 87° 57' 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"1025.75 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.77 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° 21' 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"957.35 miwest0° 06' 44.4"7.73 minorth957.65 mi
24 hours14° 03' 03.5"933.53 mieast3° 11' 34.9"219.54 minorth965.84 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 PM1674 km1040 miles904 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaWed 12:20 PM1719 km1068 miles928 nmWest W
MedanWed 1:20 PM1808 km1124 miles976 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 11:50 AM1943 km1207 miles1049 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboWed 11:50 AM1949 km1211 miles1052 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangWed 1:20 PM1966 km1222 miles1062 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurWed 2:20 PM2012 km1250 miles1086 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 2:20 PM2083 km1294 miles1124 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaWed 1:20 PM2101 km1306 miles1135 nmEast E
MaleWed 11:20 AM2146 km1334 miles1159 nmNorthwest NW
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