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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 Tuesday, March 12, 2013 at 07:50:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 3° 13' South, Longitude: 64° 56' 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"1036.12 miwest0° 00' 59.0"1.13 minorth1036.13 mi
24 hours0° 04' 02.3"4.65 miwest0° 23' 38.4"27.07 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: 69° 03' 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"1003.16 miwest0° 11' 28.5"13.14 minorth1003.16 mi
24 hours11° 27' 05.8"791.16 mieast4° 26' 25.1"305.11 minorth845.81 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 PM946 km588 miles511 nmEast-southeast ESE
Addu CityTue 12:50 PM954 km593 miles515 nmEast-northeast ENE
VictoriaTue 11:50 AM1065 km662 miles575 nmWest W
MaleTue 12:50 PM1256 km780 miles678 nmNortheast NE
ThiruvananthapuramTue 1:20 PM1859 km1155 miles1004 nmNortheast NE
ColomboTue 1:20 PM2002 km1244 miles1081 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteTue 1:20 PM2004 km1246 miles1082 nmNortheast NE
Port LouisTue 11:50 AM2042 km1269 miles1103 nmSouth-southwest SSW
MaduraiTue 1:20 PM2060 km1280 miles1112 nmNortheast NE
Saint-DenisTue 11:50 AM2208 km1372 miles1192 nmSouth-southwest SSW
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