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Day and Night World Map

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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 36' South
Longitude: 90° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.85 meters/second, 1655.4 km/hour, 1028.6 miles/hour or 893.9 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.15 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.15 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.2"1028.66 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.68 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.0"3.35 miwest0° 22' 51.3"26.18 minorth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 22' South
Longitude: 87° 51' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.65 meters/second, 1604.3 km/hour, 996.9 miles/hour or 866.3 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.0"16.61 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 09.8"996.88 miwest0° 11' 53.7"13.62 minorth997.10 mi
24 hours12° 58' 12.0"894.61 mieast4° 47' 44.3"329.53 minorth955.07 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 1:10 PM1388 km863 miles750 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 1:10 PM1546 km961 miles835 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSat 1:10 PM1680 km1044 miles907 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:10 PM1734 km1077 miles936 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:10 PM1795 km1116 miles969 nmEast-northeast ENE
JakartaSat 1:10 PM1830 km1137 miles988 nmEast E
BandungSat 1:10 PM1911 km1187 miles1032 nmEast E
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:40 AM1975 km1227 miles1066 nmNorthwest NW
Diego GarciaSat 12:10 PM1976 km1228 miles1067 nmWest W
ColomboSat 11:40 AM1981 km1231 miles1069 nmNorthwest NW
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