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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

UTC time = Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 6:34:00 AM.

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

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

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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° 48' 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"1036.82 miWest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 miNorth1036.82 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.2"4.80 miWest0° 23' 41.5"27.13 miNorth27.55 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° 18' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.88 meters/second, 1587.2 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"986.05 miWest0° 09' 21.8"10.73 miNorth985.85 mi
24 hours11° 24' 50.5"774.87 miEast3° 26' 14.6"236.29 miNorth805.31 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 PM1119 km695 miles604 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboThu 12:04 PM1126 km700 miles608 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleThu 11:34 AM1359 km845 miles734 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaThu 12:34 PM1374 km854 miles742 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramThu 12:04 PM1430 km888 miles772 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiThu 12:04 PM1506 km936 miles813 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiThu 12:04 PM1761 km1094 miles951 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanThu 1:34 PM1784 km1108 miles963 nmEast-northeast ENE
BengaluruThu 12:04 PM1839 km1143 miles993 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurThu 2:34 PM2085 km1296 miles1126 nmEast-northeast ENE

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