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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: 67° 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' 06.6"1026.82 miwest0° 00' 56.3"1.08 minorth1026.84 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° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.99 meters/second, 1566.0 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' 18.7"972.94 miwest0° 09' 20.6"10.71 minorth973.30 mi
24 hours13° 41' 48.9"924.05 mieast4° 05' 37.5"281.39 minorth972.33 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 PM509 km317 miles275 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaThu 11:40 AM1437 km893 miles776 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleThu 12:40 PM1517 km942 miles819 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisThu 11:40 AM1724 km1071 miles931 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisThu 11:40 AM1928 km1198 miles1041 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:10 PM2115 km1314 miles1142 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboThu 1:10 PM2146 km1333 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:10 PM2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 1:10 PM2314 km1438 miles1249 nmNorth-northeast NNE
AntananarivoThu 10:40 AM2494 km1550 miles1347 nmWest-southwest WSW
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