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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: 82° 57' 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"1025.76 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.78 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° 32' 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"957.54 miwest0° 06' 46.7"7.77 minorth957.84 mi
24 hours14° 02' 49.8"933.46 mieast3° 12' 24.7"220.49 minorth966.00 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 PM1171 km728 miles632 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 12:10 PM1759 km1093 miles950 nmNorth N
ColomboWed 12:10 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNorth N
MaleWed 11:40 AM1770 km1100 miles956 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramWed 12:10 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiWed 12:10 PM2130 km1323 miles1150 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiWed 12:10 PM2429 km1509 miles1312 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurWed 2:40 PM2459 km1528 miles1328 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreWed 12:10 PM2472 km1536 miles1335 nmNorth-northwest NNW
SingaporeWed 2:40 PM2569 km1596 miles1387 nmEast-northeast ENE
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