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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:00:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 59' South
Longitude: 92° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.43 meters/second, 1653.9 km/hour, 1027.7 miles/hour or 893.1 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.13 miwest0° 00' 00.9"0.02 minorth17.13 mi
1 hour15° 00' 06.8"1027.72 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.2"3.20 miwest0° 22' 44.6"26.05 minorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:00:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 60' South
Longitude: 76° 56' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.98 meters/second, 1587.5 km/hour, 986.4 miles/hour or 857.2 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.44 miwest0° 00' 10.8"0.21 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 11.6"986.39 miwest0° 10' 58.1"12.56 minorth986.72 mi
24 hours13° 20' 05.5"911.13 mieast4° 35' 36.5"315.68 minorth968.78 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BantamFri 12:30 PM636 km395 miles344 nmSoutheast SE
BengkuluFri 1:00 PM1139 km708 miles615 nmEast-northeast ENE
PalembangFri 1:00 PM1429 km888 miles771 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanFri 1:00 PM1432 km890 miles773 nmNorth-northeast NNE
JakartaFri 1:00 PM1554 km966 miles839 nmEast E
Kuala LumpurFri 2:00 PM1573 km977 miles849 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:00 PM1593 km990 miles860 nmNortheast NE
BandungFri 1:00 PM1631 km1014 miles881 nmEast E
PontianakFri 1:00 PM2029 km1261 miles1096 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:30 AM2184 km1357 miles1179 nmNorthwest NW
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