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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 07:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 58' South, Longitude: 72° 52' 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"1027.78 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.8"3.21 miwest0° 22' 45.0"26.06 minorth26.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 07:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 45' South, Longitude: 57° 41' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.30 meters/second, 1588.7 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.8 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' 14.9"987.11 miwest0° 11' 02.6"12.65 minorth987.43 mi
24 hours13° 18' 48.3"910.27 mieast4° 36' 49.9"317.07 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 1:20 PM85 km53 miles46 nmNorthwest NW
Addu CityFri 12:20 PM805 km500 miles435 nmNorth N
MaleFri 12:20 PM1344 km835 miles726 nmNorth N
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 12:50 PM1819 km1130 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboFri 12:50 PM1820 km1131 miles982 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:50 PM1876 km1166 miles1013 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:20 AM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmWest W
MaduraiFri 12:50 PM2061 km1281 miles1113 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:20 AM2137 km1328 miles1154 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisFri 11:20 AM2356 km1464 miles1272 nmSouthwest SW
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