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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 06:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 58' South
Longitude: 80° 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"1027.76 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.78 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.5"3.21 miwest0° 22' 44.9"26.06 minorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 06:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 8° 51' South
Longitude: 64° 54' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.18 meters/second, 1588.2 km/hour, 986.9 miles/hour or 857.6 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' 13.6"986.84 miwest0° 11' 00.9"12.62 minorth987.17 mi
24 hours13° 19' 17.3"910.59 mieast4° 36' 22.8"316.56 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 12:50 PM880 km547 miles475 nmWest W
MaleFri 11:50 AM1544 km959 miles833 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:20 PM1643 km1021 miles887 nmNorth N
ColomboFri 12:20 PM1647 km1023 miles889 nmNorth N
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:20 PM1860 km1156 miles1004 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 12:20 PM1993 km1239 miles1076 nmNorth N
ChennaiFri 12:20 PM2328 km1447 miles1257 nmNorth N
BangaloreFri 12:20 PM2336 km1452 miles1261 nmNorth N
Kuala LumpurFri 2:50 PM2668 km1658 miles1441 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaFri 10:50 AM2781 km1728 miles1501 nmWest W
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