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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: 82° 52' 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"1027.75 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.77 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° 52' South, Longitude: 67° 18' 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"986.75 miwest0° 11' 00.4"12.61 minorth987.08 mi
24 hours13° 19' 26.9"910.70 mieast4° 36' 13.7"316.38 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 12:40 PM1155 km718 miles624 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:10 PM1675 km1041 miles905 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:10 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:40 AM1698 km1055 miles917 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:10 PM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 12:10 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiFri 12:10 PM2346 km1458 miles1267 nmNorth N
BangaloreFri 12:10 PM2389 km1484 miles1290 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:40 PM2425 km1507 miles1310 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeFri 2:40 PM2545 km1581 miles1374 nmEast-northeast ENE
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