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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 Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' South, Longitude: 90° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.00 meters/second, 1652.4 km/hour, 1026.7 miles/hour or 892.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.11 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.11 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.5"1026.75 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.77 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.5"3.05 miwest0° 22' 37.7"25.92 minorth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 13° 01' South, Longitude: 60° 48' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.56 meters/second, 1564.4 km/hour, 972.1 miles/hour or 844.7 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.20 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.3"971.99 miwest0° 09' 12.6"10.55 minorth972.34 mi
24 hours13° 43' 14.1"924.79 mieast4° 02' 59.1"278.37 minorth972.24 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluThu 1:10 PM1405 km873 miles759 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanThu 1:10 PM1608 km999 miles868 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 1:10 PM1696 km1054 miles916 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:10 PM1785 km1109 miles964 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 1:10 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmEast E
SingaporeThu 2:10 PM1833 km1139 miles990 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 1:10 PM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmEast E
Diego GarciaThu 12:10 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:40 AM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 11:40 AM2055 km1277 miles1109 nmNorthwest NW
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