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Day and Night World Map

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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 07:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 2° 26' South
Longitude: 68° 31' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.51 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' 10.3"1036.90 miwest0° 00' 59.1"1.13 minorth1036.91 mi
24 hours0° 04' 10.2"4.81 miwest0° 23' 41.7"27.14 minorth27.56 mi

Position of the Moon

On Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 07:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at these coordinates:
Latitude: 11° 14' North
Longitude: 95° 30' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 440.63 meters/second, 1586.3 km/hour, 985.7 miles/hour or 856.5 knots.The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.5"16.43 miwest0° 00' 09.2"0.18 minorth16.43 mi
1 hour14° 31' 30.9"985.58 miwest0° 09' 18.0"10.66 minorth985.37 mi
24 hours11° 24' 59.0"774.66 mieast3° 24' 32.8"234.37 minorth804.53 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.
LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
Addu CityThu 12:34 PM548 km341 miles296 nmEast-northeast ENE
Diego GarciaThu 1:34 PM693 km431 miles374 nmSoutheast SE
MaleThu 12:34 PM917 km570 miles495 nmNortheast NE
VictoriaThu 11:34 AM1472 km915 miles795 nmWest W
ThiruvananthapuramThu 1:04 PM1528 km950 miles825 nmNortheast NE
ColomboThu 1:04 PM1630 km1013 miles880 nmNortheast NE
Sri Jayawardenapura KotteThu 1:04 PM1632 km1014 miles881 nmNortheast NE
MaduraiThu 1:04 PM1730 km1075 miles934 nmNortheast NE
BangaloreThu 1:04 PM1974 km1227 miles1066 nmNorth-northeast NNE
ChennaiThu 1:04 PM2153 km1338 miles1163 nmNortheast NE
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