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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 07:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 75° 39' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.45 meters/second, 1654.0 km/hour, 1027.8 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"1027.70 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.72 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.6"3.21 miwest0° 22' 45.0"26.06 minorth26.25 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 07:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 47' South, Longitude: 60° 21' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.26 meters/second, 1588.5 km/hour, 987.1 miles/hour or 857.7 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' 14.4"986.94 miwest0° 11' 02.0"12.64 minorth987.27 mi
24 hours13° 18' 59.1"910.32 mieast4° 36' 39.8"316.86 minorth968.29 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 1:10 PM363 km225 miles196 nmWest W
Addu CityFri 12:10 PM852 km529 miles460 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 12:10 PM1363 km847 miles736 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:40 PM1709 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:40 PM1711 km1063 miles924 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:40 PM1827 km1135 miles986 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 12:40 PM1996 km1240 miles1078 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 11:10 AM2264 km1407 miles1223 nmWest W
BengaluruFri 12:40 PM2325 km1444 miles1255 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:10 AM2376 km1476 miles1283 nmSouthwest SW
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