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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 06:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 83° 09' 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"1027.68 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.70 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 06:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 53' South, Longitude: 67° 34' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.14 meters/second, 1588.1 km/hour, 986.8 miles/hour or 857.5 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' 13.2"986.67 miwest0° 11' 00.3"12.61 minorth987.00 mi
24 hours13° 19' 27.9"910.64 mieast4° 36' 12.7"316.34 minorth968.48 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 12:40 PM1186 km737 miles640 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM1682 km1045 miles908 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:10 PM1686 km1048 miles910 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:40 AM1717 km1067 miles927 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:10 PM1947 km1210 miles1051 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 12:10 PM2055 km1277 miles1110 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiFri 12:10 PM2350 km1460 miles1269 nmNorth N
BangaloreFri 12:10 PM2397 km1489 miles1294 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:40 PM2399 km1490 miles1295 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 2:40 PM2516 km1563 miles1359 nmEast-northeast ENE
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