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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 07:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 65° 22' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.46 meters/second, 1654.1 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"1027.80 miwest0° 00' 56.7"1.08 minorth1027.82 mi
24 hours0° 02' 48.9"3.21 miwest0° 22' 45.1"26.06 minorth26.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 40' South, Longitude: 50° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.42 meters/second, 1589.1 km/hour, 987.4 miles/hour or 858.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.1"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 16.2"987.37 miwest0° 11' 04.2"12.68 minorth987.70 mi
24 hours13° 18' 19.6"909.94 mieast4° 37' 16.3"317.57 minorth968.09 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 1:50 PM781 km486 miles422 nmEast E
VictoriaFri 11:50 AM1157 km719 miles625 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port LouisFri 11:50 AM1595 km991 miles861 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaleFri 12:50 PM1618 km1005 miles874 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisFri 11:50 AM1784 km1108 miles963 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 1:20 PM2228 km1384 miles1203 nmNortheast NE
AntananarivoFri 10:50 AM2278 km1416 miles1230 nmSouthwest SW
ColomboFri 1:20 PM2301 km1430 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 1:20 PM2303 km1431 miles1243 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiFri 1:20 PM2430 km1510 miles1312 nmNortheast NE
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