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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 Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 13' South, Longitude: 85° 16' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.25 meters/second, 1656.9 km/hour, 1029.5 miles/hour or 894.7 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 minorth1029.59 mi
24 hours0° 03' 03.4"3.50 miwest0° 22' 57.4"26.30 minorth26.53 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 06:30:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 30' North, Longitude: 95° 60' 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' 59.8"1000.70 miwest0° 11' 56.6"13.68 minorth1000.78 mi
24 hours12° 40' 36.6"876.90 mieast4° 39' 39.5"320.28 minorth932.36 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaSun 12:30 PM1419 km882 miles766 nmWest W
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteSun 12:00 Noon1669 km1037 miles901 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboSun 12:00 Noon1674 km1040 miles904 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleSun 11:30 AM1815 km1128 miles980 nmNorthwest NW
MedanSun 1:30 PM1909 km1186 miles1031 nmNortheast NE
BengkuluSun 1:30 PM1920 km1193 miles1037 nmEast E
ThiruvananthapuramSun 12:00 Noon1968 km1223 miles1063 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiSun 12:00 Noon2054 km1276 miles1109 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurSun 2:30 PM2154 km1339 miles1163 nmEast-northeast ENE
SingaporeSun 2:30 PM2268 km1409 miles1224 nmEast-northeast ENE
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