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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

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Position of the Sun

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:40:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 35' South
Longitude: 67° 49' 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 minorth1028.74 mi
24 hours0° 02' 56.5"3.36 miwest0° 22' 51.7"26.19 minorth26.40 mi

Position of the Moon

On Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 07:40:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 4° 04' South
Longitude: 66° 10' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 445.85 meters/second, 1605.1 km/hour, 997.3 miles/hour or 866.7 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' 13.2"997.32 miwest0° 11' 55.3"13.65 minorth997.54 mi
24 hours12° 56' 58.2"893.53 mieast4° 47' 48.4"329.60 minorth953.90 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 1:40 PM509 km316 miles275 nmEast E
Addu CitySat 12:40 PM964 km599 miles521 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaSat 11:40 AM1407 km874 miles760 nmWest-northwest WNW
MaleSat 12:40 PM1445 km898 miles780 nmNorth-northeast NNE
Port LouisSat 11:40 AM1783 km1108 miles963 nmSouthwest SW
Saint-DenisSat 11:40 AM1984 km1233 miles1071 nmSouthwest SW
ThiruvananthapuramSat 1:10 PM2047 km1272 miles1105 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ColomboSat 1:10 PM2088 km1297 miles1127 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSat 1:10 PM2089 km1298 miles1128 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiSat 1:10 PM2246 km1396 miles1213 nmNorth-northeast NNE
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