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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' South, Longitude: 70° 24' 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"1026.81 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.83 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 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 49' South, Longitude: 41° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.94 meters/second, 1565.8 km/hour, 972.9 miles/hour or 845.5 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 25.2"16.22 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.22 mi
1 hour14° 25' 18.2"972.84 miwest0° 09' 19.7"10.69 minorth973.19 mi
24 hours13° 41' 58.4"924.13 mieast4° 05' 20.1"281.06 minorth972.32 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 1:30 PM248 km154 miles134 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityThu 12:30 PM899 km558 miles485 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleThu 12:30 PM1426 km886 miles770 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 11:30 AM1704 km1059 miles920 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisThu 11:30 AM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboThu 1:00 PM1987 km1234 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:00 PM1987 km1235 miles1073 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:00 PM1998 km1242 miles1079 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisThu 11:30 AM2124 km1320 miles1147 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiThu 1:00 PM2192 km1362 miles1183 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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