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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 Friday, March 21, 2014 at 06:06:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 13' North, Longitude: 90° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.92 meters/second, 1670.1 km/hour, 1037.8 miles/hour or 901.8 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.30 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.30 mi
1 hour15° 00' 11.2"1037.84 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1037.84 mi
24 hours0° 04' 28.7"5.16 miwest0° 23' 41.2"27.13 minorth27.62 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 21, 2014 at 06:06:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 16° 42' South, Longitude: 37° 35' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 428.56 meters/second, 1542.8 km/hour, 958.7 miles/hour or 833.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.9"15.98 miwest0° 00' 05.3"0.10 misouth15.98 mi
1 hour14° 27' 51.0"958.46 miwest0° 05' 19.1"6.10 misouth958.25 mi
24 hours13° 05' 47.8"867.87 mieast1° 40' 22.9"115.06 misouth871.58 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Banda AcehFri 1:06 PM833 km518 miles450 nmNortheast NE
MedanFri 1:06 PM1030 km640 miles556 nmEast-northeast ENE
Kuala LumpurFri 2:06 PM1337 km831 miles722 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteFri 11:36 AM1344 km835 miles726 nmWest-northwest WNW
ColomboFri 11:36 AM1351 km839 miles729 nmWest-northwest WNW
BengkuluFri 1:06 PM1430 km889 miles772 nmEast-southeast ESE
SingaporeFri 2:06 PM1542 km958 miles833 nmEast E
PalembangFri 1:06 PM1676 km1042 miles905 nmEast-southeast ESE
MaduraiFri 11:36 AM1701 km1057 miles918 nmNorthwest NW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 11:36 AM1716 km1066 miles927 nmWest-northwest WNW
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