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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° 44' 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"1025.68 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 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 10' South, Longitude: 42° 13' 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"957.37 miwest0° 06' 45.4"7.75 minorth957.67 mi
24 hours14° 02' 57.4"933.43 mieast3° 11' 57.0"219.95 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
Diego GarciaWed 12:30 PM1476 km917 miles797 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:00 Noon1843 km1145 miles995 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboWed 12:00 Noon1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluWed 1:30 PM1908 km1186 miles1030 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleWed 11:30 AM1969 km1223 miles1063 nmNorthwest NW
MedanWed 1:30 PM1979 km1230 miles1069 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:00 Noon2140 km1330 miles1155 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurWed 2:30 PM2205 km1370 miles1190 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiWed 12:00 Noon2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeWed 2:30 PM2295 km1426 miles1239 nmEast-northeast ENE
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