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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 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 59' South
Longitude: 87° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.43 meters/second, 1654.0 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"1027.74 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.76 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.4"3.21 miwest0° 22' 44.7"26.05 minorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 56' South
Longitude: 72° 07' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.06 meters/second, 1587.8 km/hour, 986.6 miles/hour or 857.4 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' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.4"986.57 miwest0° 10' 59.2"12.59 minorth986.90 mi
24 hours13° 19' 46.1"910.91 mieast4° 35' 55.3"316.03 minorth968.66 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluFri 1:20 PM1660 km1031 miles896 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaFri 12:20 PM1706 km1060 miles921 nmWest W
MedanFri 1:20 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:50 AM1865 km1159 miles1007 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 11:50 AM1871 km1163 miles1010 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangFri 1:20 PM1951 km1212 miles1054 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:20 PM1967 km1222 miles1062 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:20 PM2049 km1273 miles1106 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 11:20 AM2085 km1295 miles1126 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaFri 1:20 PM2103 km1307 miles1136 nmEast E
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