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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 Friday, March 15, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 2° 03' South, Longitude: 83° 44' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 463.63 meters/second, 1669.1 km/hour, 1037.1 miles/hour or 901.2 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.29 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.29 mi
1 hour15° 00' 10.4"1037.10 miwest0° 00' 59.2"1.13 minorth1037.11 mi
24 hours0° 04' 13.7"4.87 miwest0° 23' 42.6"27.15 minorth27.59 mi

Position of the Moon

On Friday, March 15, 2013 at 06:34:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 14° 31' North, Longitude: 121° 43' East

The ground speed of the movement is currently 434.87 meters/second, 1565.5 km/hour, 972.8 miles/hour or 845.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 31.3"16.21 miwest0° 00' 07.7"0.15 minorth16.21 mi
1 hour14° 31' 22.9"972.57 miwest0° 07' 41.9"8.82 minorth972.33 mi
24 hours11° 29' 12.0"769.29 mieast2° 42' 56.5"186.73 minorth786.76 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 KotteFri 12:04 PM1075 km668 miles581 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ColomboFri 12:04 PM1081 km671 miles583 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaleFri 11:34 AM1330 km826 miles718 nmWest-northwest WNW
Diego GarciaFri 12:34 PM1385 km860 miles748 nmWest-southwest WSW
ThiruvananthapuramFri 12:04 PM1389 km863 miles750 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MaduraiFri 12:04 PM1463 km909 miles790 nmNorth-northwest NNW
ChennaiFri 12:04 PM1716 km1067 miles927 nmNorth-northwest NNW
MedanFri 1:34 PM1775 km1103 miles958 nmEast-northeast ENE
BangaloreFri 12:04 PM1796 km1116 miles970 nmNorth-northwest NNW
Kuala LumpurFri 2:34 PM2079 km1292 miles1123 nmEast-northeast ENE
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