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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 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 of the movement is currently 463.00 meters/second, 1666.8 km/hour, 1035.7 miles/hour or 900.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.26 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 of the movement is currently 448.49 meters/second, 1614.6 km/hour, 1003.2 miles/hour or 871.8 knots. The table below shows the Moon position 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 zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaMon 1:50 PM919 km571 miles496 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityMon 12:50 PM960 km597 miles519 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaMon 11:50 AM1067 km663 miles576 nmWest W
MaleMon 12:50 PM1279 km795 miles690 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramMon 1:20 PM1884 km1171 miles1018 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisMon 11:50 AM2005 km1246 miles1083 nmSouth-southwest SSW
ColomboMon 1:20 PM2020 km1255 miles1091 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteMon 1:20 PM2023 km1257 miles1092 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiMon 1:20 PM2086 km1296 miles1126 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisMon 11:50 AM2173 km1350 miles1173 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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