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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 08:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 57' South, Longitude: 57° 52' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.47 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"1027.81 miwest0° 00' 56.8"1.08 minorth1027.84 mi
24 hours0° 02' 49.0"3.22 miwest0° 22' 45.3"26.06 minorth26.26 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, February 28, 2014 at 08:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 8° 34' South, Longitude: 43° 14' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 441.54 meters/second, 1589.5 km/hour, 987.7 miles/hour or 858.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 26.3"16.46 miwest0° 00' 11.0"0.21 minorth16.46 mi
1 hour14° 26' 17.4"987.64 miwest0° 11' 05.8"12.71 minorth987.96 mi
24 hours13° 17' 50.7"909.62 mieast4° 37' 42.2"318.07 minorth967.89 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
VictoriaFri 12:20 PM454 km282 miles245 nmNorthwest NW
Port LouisFri 12:20 PM1353 km841 miles730 nmSouth S
Saint-DenisFri 12:20 PM1454 km904 miles785 nmSouth S
Diego GarciaFri 2:20 PM1607 km999 miles868 nmEast E
MoroniFri 11:20 AM1647 km1024 miles890 nmWest-southwest WSW
AntananarivoFri 11:20 AM1650 km1026 miles891 nmSouthwest SW
MogadishuFri 11:20 AM1776 km1103 miles959 nmNorthwest NW
Dar es SalaamFri 11:20 AM2054 km1276 miles1109 nmWest W
MaleFri 1:20 PM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmNortheast NE
NairobiFri 11:20 AM2447 km1521 miles1321 nmWest-northwest WNW
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