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Day and Night World Map

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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 21' South
Longitude: 85° 25' 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"1026.77 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.6"3.05 miwest0° 22' 37.8"25.92 minorth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 58' South
Longitude: 55° 60' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.66 meters/second, 1564.8 km/hour, 972.3 miles/hour or 844.9 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.21 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 25' 16.0"972.20 miwest0° 09' 14.4"10.59 minorth972.56 mi
24 hours13° 42' 55.3"924.63 mieast4° 03' 34.7"279.05 minorth972.26 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaThu 12:30 PM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:00 Noon1792 km1113 miles967 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 12:00 Noon1797 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:30 AM1914 km1189 miles1034 nmNorthwest NW
BengkuluThu 1:30 PM1932 km1200 miles1043 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanThu 1:30 PM1978 km1229 miles1068 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:00 Noon2087 km1297 miles1127 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:00 Noon2176 km1352 miles1175 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:30 PM2210 km1373 miles1193 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeThu 2:30 PM2307 km1434 miles1246 nmEast-northeast ENE
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