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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 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 21' South, Longitude: 87° 55' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.00 meters/second, 1652.4 km/hour, 1026.8 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"1026.76 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.78 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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 59' South, Longitude: 58° 24' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.61 meters/second, 1564.6 km/hour, 972.2 miles/hour or 844.8 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' 15.8"972.09 miwest0° 09' 13.5"10.57 minorth972.45 mi
24 hours13° 43' 04.7"924.71 mieast4° 03' 16.8"278.71 minorth972.25 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluThu 1:20 PM1666 km1036 miles900 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 12:20 PM1712 km1064 miles925 nmWest W
MedanThu 1:20 PM1781 km1107 miles962 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 11:50 AM1904 km1183 miles1028 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 11:50 AM1910 km1187 miles1031 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangThu 1:20 PM1958 km1217 miles1057 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurThu 2:20 PM1989 km1236 miles1074 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 2:20 PM2065 km1283 miles1115 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaThu 1:20 PM2102 km1306 miles1135 nmEast E
MaleThu 11:20 AM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorthwest NW
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