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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 70° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 458.57 meters/second, 1650.9 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"1025.80 miwest0° 00' 56.0"1.07 minorth1025.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 33.0"2.91 miwest0° 22' 30.7"25.79 minorth25.95 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 03' South, Longitude: 27° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.33 meters/second, 1542.0 km/hour, 958.2 miles/hour or 832.6 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.5"15.97 miwest0° 00' 06.7"0.13 minorth15.97 mi
1 hour14° 24' 36.0"958.01 miwest0° 06' 52.5"7.88 minorth958.32 mi
24 hours14° 02' 15.3"933.26 mieast3° 14' 28.6"222.86 minorth966.37 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 1:30 PM265 km165 miles143 nmNortheast NE
Addu CityWed 12:30 PM936 km582 miles506 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleWed 12:30 PM1465 km910 miles791 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaWed 11:30 AM1718 km1068 miles928 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisWed 11:30 AM1884 km1171 miles1017 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboWed 1:00 PM2019 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteWed 1:00 PM2020 km1255 miles1090 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramWed 1:00 PM2035 km1265 miles1099 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisWed 11:30 AM2099 km1304 miles1134 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiWed 1:00 PM2228 km1385 miles1203 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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