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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 07:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 35' South, Longitude: 70° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 459.87 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"1028.72 miwest0° 00' 57.0"1.09 minorth1028.73 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.4"3.36 miwest0° 22' 51.6"26.18 minorth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 4° 06' South, Longitude: 68° 35' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.83 meters/second, 1605.0 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.6 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' 12.8"997.27 miwest0° 11' 55.2"13.65 minorth997.49 mi
24 hours12° 57' 06.4"893.65 mieast4° 47' 48.1"329.60 minorth954.03 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 1:30 PM233 km145 miles126 nmEast E
Addu CitySat 12:30 PM824 km512 miles445 nmNorth-northeast NNE
MaleSat 12:30 PM1347 km837 miles727 nmNorth-northeast NNE
VictoriaSat 11:30 AM1677 km1042 miles906 nmWest W
ColomboSat 1:00 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:00 PM1922 km1194 miles1038 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:00 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:30 AM1962 km1219 miles1059 nmSouthwest SW
MaduraiSat 1:00 PM2119 km1317 miles1144 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Saint-DenisSat 11:30 AM2174 km1351 miles1174 nmSouthwest SW
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