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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 58' South
Longitude: 85° 22' 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"1027.74 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.76 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 these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 54' South
Longitude: 69° 42' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.10 meters/second, 1588.0 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"16.45 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 12.9"986.66 miwest0° 10' 59.8"12.60 minorth986.99 mi
24 hours13° 19' 36.5"910.80 mieast4° 36' 04.5"316.21 minorth968.60 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 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:00 Noon1751 km1088 miles945 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:00 Noon1756 km1091 miles948 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:30 AM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNorthwest NW
BengkuluFri 1:30 PM1927 km1197 miles1040 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanFri 1:30 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:00 Noon2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 12:00 Noon2135 km1327 miles1153 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:30 PM2191 km1361 miles1183 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 2:30 PM2293 km1425 miles1238 nmEast-northeast ENE
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