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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 44' South, Longitude: 85° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.55 meters/second, 1650.8 km/hour, 1025.7 miles/hour or 891.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.10 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' 30.4"25.78 minorth25.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' South, Longitude: 41° 57' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.08 meters/second, 1541.1 km/hour, 957.6 miles/hour or 832.1 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' 34.6"957.44 miwest0° 06' 45.6"7.75 minorth957.75 mi
24 hours14° 02' 56.7"933.50 mieast3° 11' 59.9"220.02 minorth965.92 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaWed 12:30 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:00 Noon1832 km1139 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboWed 12:00 Noon1837 km1142 miles992 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluWed 1:30 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleWed 11:30 AM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:00 Noon2126 km1321 miles1148 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiWed 12:00 Noon2216 km1377 miles1197 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurWed 2:30 PM2230 km1386 miles1204 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeWed 2:30 PM2322 km1443 miles1254 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaWed 1:30 PM2375 km1476 miles1282 nmEast E
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