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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° 41' 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"1026.68 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.70 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: 61° 04' 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"0.17 minorth16.20 mi
1 hour14° 25' 15.3"971.91 miwest0° 09' 12.5"10.55 minorth972.26 mi
24 hours13° 43' 15.1"924.74 mieast4° 02' 57.1"278.31 minorth972.17 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 PM1377 km855 miles743 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanThu 1:10 PM1590 km988 miles859 nmNortheast NE
PalembangThu 1:10 PM1667 km1036 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:10 PM1763 km1095 miles952 nmNortheast NE
JakartaThu 1:10 PM1797 km1117 miles970 nmEast E
SingaporeThu 2:10 PM1808 km1124 miles976 nmNortheast NE
BandungThu 1:10 PM1873 km1164 miles1011 nmEast E
Diego GarciaThu 12:10 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:40 AM2066 km1284 miles1116 nmNorthwest NW
ColomboThu 11:40 AM2072 km1288 miles1119 nmNorthwest NW
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