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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 70° 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"1027.78 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.80 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.8"3.21 miwest0° 22' 45.1"26.06 minorth26.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 43' South, Longitude: 55° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.34 meters/second, 1588.8 km/hour, 987.2 miles/hour or 857.9 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 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.4"987.20 miwest0° 11' 03.1"12.66 minorth987.52 mi
24 hours13° 18' 38.8"910.16 mieast4° 36' 58.7"317.24 minorth968.22 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 1:30 PM237 km147 miles128 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityFri 12:30 PM861 km535 miles465 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleFri 12:30 PM1386 km861 miles749 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisFri 11:30 AM1936 km1203 miles1045 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 1:00 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:00 PM1954 km1214 miles1055 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:00 PM1961 km1219 miles1059 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisFri 11:30 AM2148 km1335 miles1160 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 1:00 PM2155 km1339 miles1164 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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