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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° 22' 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"1027.77 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.79 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° 05' 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"987.02 miwest0° 11' 02.0"12.64 minorth987.34 mi
24 hours13° 18' 57.9"910.37 mieast4° 36' 40.8"316.90 minorth968.35 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 PM332 km207 miles180 nmWest-northwest WNW
Addu CityFri 12:10 PM842 km523 miles455 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 12:10 PM1358 km844 miles733 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:40 PM1718 km1068 miles928 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:40 PM1720 km1069 miles929 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:40 PM1829 km1137 miles988 nmNorth N
MaduraiFri 12:40 PM2001 km1243 miles1080 nmNorth N
VictoriaFri 11:10 AM2234 km1388 miles1206 nmWest W
BangaloreFri 12:40 PM2328 km1446 miles1257 nmNorth N
Port LouisFri 11:10 AM2351 km1461 miles1270 nmSouthwest SW
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