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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 Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 87° 49' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.85 meters/second, 1655.5 km/hour, 1028.7 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"1028.67 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.69 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 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 20' South, Longitude: 85° 27' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.67 meters/second, 1604.4 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' 27.2"16.62 miwest0° 00' 11.8"0.23 minorth16.62 mi
1 hour14° 27' 10.3"996.93 miwest0° 11' 53.8"13.63 minorth997.15 mi
24 hours12° 58' 03.8"894.49 mieast4° 47' 45.0"329.54 minorth954.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSat 1:20 PM1654 km1028 miles893 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSat 12:20 PM1700 km1056 miles918 nmWest W
MedanSat 1:20 PM1727 km1073 miles933 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 11:50 AM1826 km1135 miles986 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 11:50 AM1832 km1138 miles989 nmNorth-northwest NNW
PalembangSat 1:20 PM1945 km1209 miles1050 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurSat 2:20 PM1946 km1209 miles1051 nmNortheast NE
SingaporeSat 2:20 PM2033 km1263 miles1098 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleSat 11:20 AM2054 km1277 miles1109 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSat 1:20 PM2106 km1308 miles1137 nmEast E
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