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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 21' South
Longitude: 82° 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"1026.77 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.79 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.6"3.06 miwest0° 22' 37.8"25.92 minorth26.10 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 12° 56' South
Longitude: 53° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.70 meters/second, 1564.9 km/hour, 972.4 miles/hour or 845.0 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' 16.5"972.30 miwest0° 09' 15.3"10.60 minorth972.66 mi
24 hours13° 42' 45.8"924.55 mieast4° 03' 52.4"279.39 minorth972.27 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 12:40 PM1163 km722 miles628 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:10 PM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorth N
ColomboThu 12:10 PM1721 km1070 miles929 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:40 AM1734 km1077 miles936 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:10 PM1977 km1229 miles1068 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:10 PM2088 km1298 miles1128 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiThu 12:10 PM2388 km1484 miles1289 nmNorth N
BangaloreThu 12:10 PM2431 km1510 miles1312 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:40 PM2442 km1517 miles1319 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeThu 2:40 PM2556 km1589 miles1380 nmEast-northeast ENE
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