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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 areas of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

= The Sun's position directly overhead (zenith) in relation to an observer.

= The Moon's position at its zenith in relation to an observer (Moon phase is not shown).

= Civil Twilight (lightest shade)

= Nautical Twilight

= Astronomical Twilight

= Night, no twilight (darkest shade)

See where the Moon is over the horizon

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## Position of the Sun

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 36' South, Longitude: 65° 00' East

The ground speed is currently 463.00 meters/second, 1666.8 kilometres/hour, 1035.7 miles/hour or 900.0 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Sun compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 miWest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 miNorth17.26 mi
1 hour15° 00' 09.7"1035.70 miWest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 miNorth1035.71 mi
24 hours0° 03' 58.0"4.57 miWest0° 23' 36.2"27.03 miNorth27.41 mi

## Position of the Moon

On Monday, March 11, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 1° 51' South, Longitude: 57° 26' East

The ground speed is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 kilometres/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 nautical miles/hour (knots). The table below shows position of the the Moon compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude DifferenceLatitude DifferenceTotal
LaterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 30.6"16.72 miWest0° 00' 11.7"0.23 miNorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 30' 37.4"1003.17 miWest0° 11' 47.5"13.50 miNorth1003.32 mi
24 hours11° 37' 34.7"803.78 miEast4° 40' 32.9"321.27 miNorth865.76 mi

## Locations With the Sun Near Its Zenith

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

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LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 1:50 PM916 km569 miles495 nm ESE
Addu CityMon 12:50 PM960 km597 miles519 nm ENE
VictoriaMon 11:50 AM1067 km663 miles576 nm W
MaleMon 12:50 PM1279 km795 miles690 nm NE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:20 PM1884 km1171 miles1018 nm NE
Port LouisMon 11:50 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nm SSW
ColomboMon 1:20 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nm NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 1:20 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nm NE
MaduraiMon 1:20 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nm NE
Saint-DenisMon 11:50 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nm SSW