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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 83° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.55 meters/second, 1650.8 km/hour, 1025.8 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"1025.69 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.71 mi
24 hours0° 02' 32.6"2.90 miwest0° 22' 30.4"25.78 minorth25.94 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 09' South, Longitude: 39° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.12 meters/second, 1541.2 km/hour, 957.7 miles/hour or 832.2 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' 34.8"957.46 miwest0° 06' 46.6"7.77 minorth957.76 mi
24 hours14° 02' 50.6"933.40 mieast3° 12' 21.9"220.42 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 12:40 PM1202 km747 miles649 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:10 PM1765 km1097 miles953 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboWed 12:10 PM1769 km1099 miles955 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleWed 11:40 AM1789 km1111 miles966 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:10 PM2028 km1260 miles1095 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiWed 12:10 PM2138 km1328 miles1154 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurWed 2:40 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmEast-northeast ENE
ChennaiWed 12:10 PM2433 km1512 miles1314 nmNorth N
BangaloreWed 12:10 PM2480 km1541 miles1339 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeWed 2:40 PM2541 km1579 miles1372 nmEast-northeast ENE
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