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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 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 36' South, Longitude: 85° 19' 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"1028.68 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.70 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.0"3.35 miwest0° 22' 51.4"26.18 minorth26.39 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 18' South, Longitude: 83° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.70 meters/second, 1604.5 km/hour, 997.0 miles/hour or 866.4 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' 10.6"996.98 miwest0° 11' 54.0"13.63 minorth997.20 mi
24 hours12° 57' 55.5"894.37 mieast4° 47' 45.7"329.55 minorth954.81 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSat 12:30 PM1424 km885 miles769 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 12:00 Noon1710 km1062 miles923 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSat 12:00 Noon1715 km1066 miles926 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSat 11:30 AM1848 km1148 miles998 nmNorthwest NW
BengkuluSat 1:30 PM1923 km1195 miles1038 nmEast-northeast ENE
MedanSat 1:30 PM1931 km1200 miles1043 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 12:00 Noon2008 km1247 miles1084 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSat 12:00 Noon2095 km1301 miles1131 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSat 2:30 PM2172 km1350 miles1173 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSat 2:30 PM2280 km1417 miles1231 nmEast-northeast ENE
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