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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 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 20' South, Longitude: 68° 11' 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' 06.6"1026.74 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.76 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 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 12° 47' South, Longitude: 39° 26' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.98 meters/second, 1565.9 km/hour, 973.0 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' 18.6"972.86 miwest0° 09' 20.5"10.70 minorth973.22 mi
24 hours13° 41' 50.1"924.00 mieast4° 05' 35.5"281.33 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 1:40 PM479 km298 miles259 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityThu 12:40 PM1008 km627 miles544 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaThu 11:40 AM1467 km911 miles792 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 12:40 PM1504 km935 miles812 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 11:40 AM1743 km1083 miles941 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisThu 11:40 AM1949 km1211 miles1053 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:10 PM2100 km1305 miles1134 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 1:10 PM2127 km1322 miles1148 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:10 PM2128 km1322 miles1149 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 1:10 PM2299 km1428 miles1241 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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