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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.

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Position of the Sun

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 13' South, Longitude: 64° 40' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.19 meters/second, 1667.5 km/hour, 1036.1 miles/hour or 900.4 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.27 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.27 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.0"1036.20 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.21 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.3"4.65 miwest0° 23' 38.4"27.08 minorth27.47 mi

Position of the Moon

On Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 50' North, Longitude: 68° 47' 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' 31.1"16.72 miwest0° 00' 11.5"0.22 minorth16.72 mi
1 hour14° 31' 12.7"1003.22 miwest0° 11' 28.4"13.14 minorth1003.22 mi
24 hours11° 27' 05.5"791.20 mieast4° 26' 24.1"305.11 minorth845.85 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Diego GarciaTue 1:50 PM973 km605 miles525 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityTue 12:50 PM983 km611 miles531 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaTue 11:50 AM1034 km643 miles558 nmWest W
MaleTue 12:50 PM1279 km795 miles691 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 1:20 PM1881 km1169 miles1016 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 1:20 PM2027 km1260 miles1095 nmEast-northeast ENE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 1:20 PM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmEast-northeast ENE
Port LouisTue 11:50 AM2030 km1262 miles1096 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiTue 1:20 PM2082 km1294 miles1124 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisTue 11:50 AM2195 km1364 miles1185 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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