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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

See where the moon is over the horizon

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Position of the Sun

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 07:22:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 18' North
Longitude: 69° 19' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 426.18 meters/second, 1534.2 km/hour, 953.3 miles/hour or 828.4 knots.The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 59.9"15.89 miwest0° 00' 00.1"0.00 minorth15.89 mi
1 hour14° 59' 52.0"952.97 miwest0° 00' 06.5"0.13 minorth952.96 mi
24 hours0° 03' 10.9"3.37 mieast0° 02' 26.3"2.80 minorth4.38 mi

Position of the Moon

On Wednesday, June 15, 2011 at 07:22:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 23° 24' South
Longitude: 118° 17' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 408.97 meters/second, 1472.3 km/hour, 914.8 miles/hour or 795.0 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 24.1"15.25 miwest0° 00' 00.2"0.00 misouth15.25 mi
1 hour14° 24' 10.2"914.53 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 misouth914.52 mi
24 hours14° 08' 39.8"898.13 mieast0° 38' 08.5"43.75 minorth901.33 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
BhujWed 12:52 PM35 km22 miles19 nmEast E
GandhidhamWed 12:52 PM87 km54 miles47 nmEast-southeast ESE
JamnagarWed 12:52 PM119 km74 miles64 nmSoutheast SE
DwarkaWed 12:52 PM123 km76 miles66 nmSouth-southwest SSW
PorbandarWed 12:52 PM185 km115 miles100 nmSouth S
RajkotWed 12:52 PM186 km116 miles100 nmSoutheast SE
GondalWed 12:52 PM212 km132 miles114 nmSoutheast SE
Jetpur NavagadhWed 12:52 PM217 km135 miles117 nmSoutheast SE
JunagadhWed 12:52 PM229 km143 miles124 nmSouth-southeast SSE
Hyderabad (PK)Wed 12:22 PM250 km155 miles135 nmNorth-northwest NNW
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