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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 Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 27' South, Longitude: 83° 32' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.50 meters/second, 1668.6 km/hour, 1036.8 miles/hour or 901.0 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.28 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.28 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.2"1036.89 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.90 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.2"4.80 miwest0° 23' 41.5"27.13 minorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 11° 04' North, Longitude: 110° 02' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.87 meters/second, 1587.1 km/hour, 986.2 miles/hour or 857.0 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.44 miwest0° 00' 09.3"0.18 minorth16.44 mi
1 hour14° 31' 31.2"986.11 miwest0° 09' 21.8"10.73 minorth985.91 mi
24 hours11° 24' 50.8"774.92 mieast3° 26' 12.9"236.28 minorth805.35 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

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

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 12:04 PM1107 km688 miles598 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 12:04 PM1112 km691 miles600 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:34 AM1333 km828 miles720 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaThu 12:34 PM1345 km836 miles726 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:04 PM1414 km878 miles763 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:04 PM1493 km927 miles806 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiThu 12:04 PM1754 km1090 miles947 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanThu 1:34 PM1812 km1126 miles979 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreThu 12:04 PM1828 km1136 miles987 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:34 PM2114 km1314 miles1142 nmEast-northeast ENE
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