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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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 7° 13' South
Longitude: 87° 46' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.25 meters/second, 1656.9 km/hour, 1029.5 miles/hour or 894.6 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.57 miwest0° 00' 57.2"1.09 minorth1029.58 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.3"3.50 miwest0° 22' 57.4"26.30 minorth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:20:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 0° 28' North
Longitude: 98° 25' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.36 meters/second, 1610.5 km/hour, 1000.7 miles/hour or 869.6 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"16.68 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.68 mi
1 hour14° 27' 59.4"1000.70 miwest0° 11' 56.7"13.68 minorth1000.78 mi
24 hours12° 40' 42.9"877.02 mieast4° 39' 46.6"320.41 minorth932.54 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BengkuluSun 1:20 PM1650 km1025 miles891 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaSun 12:20 PM1695 km1053 miles915 nmWest W
MedanSun 1:20 PM1701 km1057 miles919 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 11:50 AM1787 km1110 miles965 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 11:50 AM1792 km1114 miles968 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSun 2:20 PM1925 km1196 miles1039 nmNortheast NE
PalembangSun 1:20 PM1941 km1206 miles1048 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 2:20 PM2018 km1254 miles1090 nmEast-northeast ENE
MaleSun 11:20 AM2024 km1258 miles1093 nmNorthwest NW
JakartaSun 1:20 PM2109 km1310 miles1139 nmEast E
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