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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.

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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° 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"1027.71 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.8"3.21 miwest0° 22' 45.0"26.06 minorth26.25 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° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.33 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 minorth16.45 mi
1 hour14° 26' 15.2"987.12 miwest0° 11' 03.1"12.66 minorth987.44 mi
24 hours13° 18' 39.7"910.11 mieast4° 36' 57.8"317.20 minorth968.16 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 PM208 km129 miles112 nmEast-northeast ENE
Addu CityFri 12:30 PM851 km529 miles459 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleFri 12:30 PM1379 km857 miles745 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaFri 11:30 AM1721 km1069 miles929 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 1:00 PM1937 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:00 PM1938 km1204 miles1046 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:00 PM1950 km1212 miles1053 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisFri 11:30 AM1957 km1216 miles1057 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiFri 1:00 PM2143 km1332 miles1157 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisFri 11:30 AM2171 km1349 miles1172 nmSouthwest SW
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