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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 Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 85° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.44 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"1027.67 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.69 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.5"3.21 miwest0° 22' 44.8"26.05 minorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 54' South, Longitude: 69° 59' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.10 meters/second, 1587.9 km/hour, 986.7 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 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.8"986.58 miwest0° 10' 59.8"12.59 minorth986.91 mi
24 hours13° 19' 37.6"910.75 mieast4° 36' 03.5"316.17 minorth968.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaFri 12:30 PM1461 km908 miles789 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon1762 km1095 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:00 Noon1767 km1098 miles954 nmNorth-northwest NNW
BengkuluFri 1:30 PM1897 km1179 miles1024 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleFri 11:30 AM1903 km1182 miles1027 nmNorthwest NW
MedanFri 1:30 PM1931 km1200 miles1042 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:00 Noon2062 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 12:00 Noon2147 km1334 miles1159 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:30 PM2165 km1345 miles1169 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeFri 2:30 PM2266 km1408 miles1223 nmEast-northeast ENE
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