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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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' South, Longitude: 72° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.02 meters/second, 1652.5 km/hour, 1026.8 miles/hour or 892.3 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"1026.80 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 40.9"3.06 miwest0° 22' 38.0"25.93 minorth26.11 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, February 27, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 50' South, Longitude: 43° 58' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.89 meters/second, 1565.6 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.4 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 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 25' 17.9"972.73 miwest0° 09' 18.8"10.67 minorth973.09 mi
24 hours13° 42' 07.9"924.22 mieast4° 05' 02.6"280.73 minorth972.31 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 1:20 PM124 km77 miles67 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Addu CityThu 12:20 PM847 km526 miles457 nmNorth N
MaleThu 12:20 PM1385 km861 miles748 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:50 PM1855 km1152 miles1001 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 12:50 PM1855 km1153 miles1002 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:50 PM1915 km1190 miles1034 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 11:20 AM1974 km1226 miles1066 nmWest W
MaduraiThu 12:50 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 11:20 AM2113 km1313 miles1141 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisThu 11:20 AM2333 km1450 miles1260 nmSouthwest SW
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